Ornaisons tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fontfroide Abbey at 8 km from Ornaisons

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Ornaisons 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 Ornaisons in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontfroide Abbey at 8 km and Narbonne at 13 km.

Ornaisons, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 13 km (direction east)

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal and around the cathedral...

See Narbonne guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Aigne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gruissan guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Palme guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Chateau d\'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in the south...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide

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Markets in and near Ornaisons

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (14km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (22km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (23km)
  • Fleury: market every day (24km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (24km)

More information about Ornaisons, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Ornaisons, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (26km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (27km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (46km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (9km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (28km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (34km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (37km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (38km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (39km)
  • Étang de Leucate (40km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (49km)
  • Céressou (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Ornaisons is in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Ornaisons is 632 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ornaisons

Canton: Lézignan-Corbières

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11200

Distance to Ornaisons

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 632 km

from Calais: 867 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 710 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bizanet, Boutenac, Canet, Cruscades, Luc-sur-Orbieu, Nevian, Raissac-d'Aude and Villedaigne.

This page in French: Visiter Ornaisons