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Payra-sur-l'Hers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Castelnaudary at 10 km from Payra-sur-l'Hers

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Payra-sur-l'Hers 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 Payra-sur-l'Hers in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnaudary at 10 km and La Pomarede at 17 km.

Payra-sur-l'Hers, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 17 km (direction north-east)

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if...

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at 20 km (direction south), in the Ariege department

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town...

See Mirepoix guide


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

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of...

See Revel guide
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at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

The largest town in Ariege, Pamiers has several notable monuments including the...

See Pamiers guide


at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds...

See Soreze guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the...

See Saissac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ariege department

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of...

See Camon guide


at 30 km (direction east)

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known...

See Montolieu guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to...

See Limoux guide


at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

The narrow medieval streets, the imposing castle above the town and the...

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

The chateau de Foix is an impressive medieval castle on a rocky...

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Heritage Site at 41 km (direction east)

The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and very interesting. Highly...

See Carcassonne guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide

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Markets in and near Payra-sur-l'Hers

  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (10km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (14km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (18km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (20km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (23km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (24km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (30km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (31km)

More information about Payra-sur-l'Hers, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Payra-sur-l'Hers, France

What to do at Payra-sur-l'Hers? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Payra-sur-l'Hers.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (16km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (35km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (49km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (49km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (41km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (42km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Payra-sur-l'Hers is in the south of France at 41 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Payra-sur-l'Hers is 623 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Payra-sur-l'Hers

Canton: Salles-sur-l'Hers

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11410

Distance to Payra-sur-l'Hers

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 623 km

from Calais: 854 km

from Nice: 439 km

from Bordeaux: 261 km

from Strasbourg: 746 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Payra-sur-l'Hers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belflou, Cumies, Mayreville, Mezerville, Molleville, Montauriol, Pech-Luna, Peyrefitte-sur-l'Hers, Saint-Amans, Saint-Sernin, Sainte-Camelle, Salles-sur-l'Hers and Villeneuve-la-Comptal.

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