Narbonne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Narbonne in Aude

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

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.

Narbonne is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 53 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Narbonne is 632 kilometres from Paris).

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".

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontfroide Abbey at 11 km and Sigean Nature Reserve at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Narbonne, 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 Narbonne in Occitanie.

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


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

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

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

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (13km)

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

  • African reserve of Sigean (14km)

Geography and distances

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