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Monze tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monze in Aude

Photo is of Carcassonne at 10 km from Monze

Visit Monze: highlights and tourist information

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Monze is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carcassonne at 10 km and Saint-Hilaire at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Monze, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Monze in Occitanie.

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



Heritage Site at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours 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 south-west)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu...

See Montolieu guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


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

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

See Minerve guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saissac guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aude

Map of places to visit near Monze


Markets in and near Monze

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (23km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (38km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (38km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (44km)

More information about Monze, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Monze, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (10km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (20km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (23km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (35km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (36km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (41km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (41km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (51km)
  • Étang de Leucate (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Monze is in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Monze is 634 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monze

Canton: Capendu

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11800

Distance to Monze

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 634 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 729 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arquettes-en-Val, Barbaira, Fajac-en-Val, Floure, Fonties-d'Aude, Mas-Des-Cours, Montirat, Pradelles-en-Val and Trebes.

This page in French: Visiter Monze

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