Narbonne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Narbonne: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal and around the cathedral are especially worth exploring

Narbonne is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Narbonne. For detailed visitor information see the Narbonne travel guide.

Attractions in Narbonne

The Abbey at Fontfroide dates from the 12th century, and is one of the most interesting abbeys in the region: Fontfroide Abbey

Tourist classifications for Narbonne include "secteur sauvegarde" and "town of art and history".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontfroide Abbey at 11 km and Sigean Nature Reserve at 18 km.

Narbonne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction south-east)

As well as the pleasure port and old village centre, Gruissan is also well...

See Gruissan guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

The Abbey at Fontfroide dates from the 12th century, and is one of the...

See Fontfroide Abbey guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of animals such as lions,...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses and popular swimming river in...

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle also has a popular beach...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide


at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Herault department

The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of our favourite Minervois villages...

See Aigne guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 24 km (direction south)

La Palme is a small traditional village in Languedoc-Roussillon with a beach, lagoon and...

See La Palme guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Herault department

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number of interesting monuments to...

See Beziers guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Herault department

The busy village of Saint-Chinian in the Minerves is best known for the good...

See Saint-Chinian guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide


at 31 km (direction south)

The resort at Leucate is one of the liveliest and most interesting along the...

See Leucate guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Herault department

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden add to the charm...

See Roquebrun guide
Cap d\'Agde

Cap d'Agde

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction east), in the Herault department

The resort at Cap d'Agde is one of the liveliest on the Languedoc coast,...

See Cap d'Agde guide

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Map of places to visit near Narbonne


Markets in and near Narbonne

Market days in Narbonne: weekly market: Sunday; seasonal market: Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday;

  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (0km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (7km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (11km)
  • Fleury: market every day (11km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (16km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Narbonne, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Narbonne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (14km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (36km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (12km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (14km)
  • Étang de Leucate (38km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (40km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (44km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (49km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (49km)
  • Céressou (51km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Narbonne is in the south of France at 53 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Narbonne is 632 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Narbonne

Canton: Narbonne

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11100

Distance to Narbonne

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 632 km

from Calais: 867 km

from Nice: 349 km

from Bordeaux: 340 km

from Strasbourg: 703 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coursan, Moussan and Vinassan.

This page in French: Visiter Narbonne