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Plaigne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mirepoix at 11 km from Plaigne

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Plaigne 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 Plaigne in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mirepoix at 11 km and Pamiers at 17 km.

Plaigne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 17 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 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Castelnaudary guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide
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La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Pomarede guide


at 28 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 29 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 33 km (direction south), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely...

See Montsegur guide


at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Revel guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Limoux guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saissac guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montolieu guide


at 37 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 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide

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Map of places to visit near Plaigne


Markets in and near Plaigne

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (11km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (13km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (19km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (20km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (26km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (27km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (32km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (33km)

More information about Plaigne, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Plaigne, France

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

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 (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (6km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (32km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (45km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (49km)

Geography and distances

Plaigne is in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Plaigne is 633 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plaigne

Canton: Belpech

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11420

Distance to Plaigne

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 633 km

from Calais: 865 km

from Nice: 444 km

from Bordeaux: 266 km

from Strasbourg: 756 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belpech, Cahuzac, Lafage, Lapenne, Pech-Luna, Pecharic-et-le-Py, Saint-Amans, Saint-Felix-de-Tournegat and Villautou.

This page in French: Visiter Plaigne


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