Palairac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Termes at 10 km from Palairac

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Palairac 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 Palairac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Termes at 10 km and Chateau d'Aguilar at 10 km.

Palairac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a mountain...

See Chateau de Queribus guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a...

See Fort de Salses guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See La Palme guide


at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Leucate guide


at 32 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide

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Markets in and near Palairac

  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (27km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (30km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (31km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Palairac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (38km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (48km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (25km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (47km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (15km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (20km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (26km)
  • Étang de Leucate (30km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (32km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (37km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (40km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (42km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (48km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Palairac is in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Palairac is 656 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Palairac

Canton: Mouthoumet

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11330

Distance to Palairac

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 891 km

from Nice: 382 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 739 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albas, Davejean, Dernacueillette, Felines-Termenes, Maisons, Montgaillard, Quintillan and Villerouge-Termenes.

This page in French: Visiter Palairac


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