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Padern tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Queribus at 5 km from Padern

Visit Padern: highlights and tourist information

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Padern is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Padern is 666 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Queribus at 5 km and Chateau d'Aguilar at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Padern, 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 Padern 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 Padern


Markets in and near Padern

  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (21km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (27km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (32km)

More information about Padern, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Padern, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (39km)
  • Carcassonne (46km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (59km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (51km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (22km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (38km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (42km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (15km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (19km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (22km)
  • Étang de Leucate (28km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (34km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (36km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (37km)
  • Pic du Canigou (42km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (49km)
  • Paulilles (56km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (56km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Padern

Canton: Tuchan

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11350

Distance to Padern

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 666 km

from Calais: 901 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 748 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cucugnan, Montgaillard, Paziols and Tuchan.

This page in French: Visiter Padern

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