Montirat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montirat in Aude

Photo is of Carcassonne at 8 km from Montirat

Visit Montirat: highlights and tourist information

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Montirat is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Montirat in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carcassonne at 8 km and Saint-Hilaire at 14 km.

Montirat, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Heritage Site at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and very interesting. Highly...

See Carcassonne guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Hilaire is a pleasant village that is dominated by the lovely Abbey...

See Saint-Hilaire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it a popular centre...

See Lagrasse guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also want...

See Caunes-Minervois guide
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Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were built in...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in...

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to...

See Limoux guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known...

See Montolieu guide


at 24 km (direction south-west)

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but be...

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the...

See Saissac guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Herault department

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are very pleasant...

See Minerve guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar castles found...

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide

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Map of places to visit near Montirat


Markets in and near Montirat

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (23km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (36km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (37km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (43km)

More information about Montirat, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Montirat, France

What to do at Montirat? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montirat.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (7km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (21km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (22km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (37km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (38km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (40km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (42km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (51km)
  • Étang de Leucate (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Montirat is in the south of France at 8 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Montirat is 632 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montirat

Canton: Capendu

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11800

Distance to Montirat

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 632 km

from Calais: 866 km

from Nice: 394 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 728 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montirat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badens, Barbaira, Berriac, Fajac-en-Val, Floure, Fonties-d'Aude, Mas-Des-Cours, Monze, Palaja, Pradelles-en-Val, Rustiques, Trebes and Villefloure.

This page in French: Visiter Montirat


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