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Pezens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montolieu at 7 km from Pezens

Visit Pezens: highlights and tourist information

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Pezens is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montolieu at 7 km and Carcassonne at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pezens, 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 Pezens in Occitanie.

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



at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montolieu guide


Heritage Site at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 13 km (direction north-east)

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saissac guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Limoux guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also...

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Castelnaudary guide


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

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

See Soreze guide


at 29 km (direction south)

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but be...

See Alet-les-Bains guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Pomarede guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Revel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pezens


Markets in and near Pezens

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (23km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (26km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (28km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (31km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (32km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (36km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (37km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (38km)

More information about Pezens, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Pezens, France

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

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

  • Haut-Languedoc (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (39km)
  • Parc aux Bambous (43km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (10km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (20km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (35km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (44km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (58km)

Geography and distances

Pezens is in the south of France at 8 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Pezens is 623 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pezens

Canton: Alzonne

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11170

Distance to Pezens

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 623 km

from Calais: 856 km

from Nice: 407 km

from Bordeaux: 287 km

from Strasbourg: 728 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aragon, Arzens, Caux-et-Sauzens, Moussoulens, Pennautier, Sainte-Eulalie, Ventenac-Cabardes and Villesequelande.

This page in French: Visiter Pezens

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