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Photo is of Montolieu at 14 km from Montreal

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Montreal 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 Montreal in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montolieu at 14 km and Limoux at 17 km.

Montreal, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montolieu guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Limoux guide


Heritage Site at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Saissac guide
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at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of...

See Camon guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town...

See Mirepoix guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 28 km (direction north-west)

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if...

See La Pomarede guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn department

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds...

See Soreze guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of...

See Revel guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide

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Markets in and near Montreal

  • Bram: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (17km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (20km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (25km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (31km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (37km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Montreal, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Montreal, France

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

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 (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (32km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (18km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (31km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (37km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (37km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (41km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (49km)

Geography and distances

Montreal is in the south of France at 17 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Montreal is 629 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montreal

Canton: Montréal

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11290

Distance to Montreal

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 629 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 417 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 739 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arzens, Bram, Brezilhac, Cailhau, Cailhavel, Ferran, La Force, Lasserre-de-Prouille, Sainte-Eulalie, Villeneuve-les-Montreal and Villesiscle.

This page in French: Visiter Montreal


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