Port-la-Nouvelle tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle also has a popular beach resort in the town

Port-la-Nouvelle is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Port-la-Nouvelle. For detailed visitor information see the Port-la-Nouvelle travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Port-la-Nouvelle in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Palme at 7 km and Gruissan at 10 km.

Port-la-Nouvelle, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Palme guide


at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

As well as the pleasure port and old village centre, Gruissan is...

See Gruissan guide


at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Leucate guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal and around...

See Narbonne guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

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

See Fort de Salses guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses and popular swimming...

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will be...

See Perpignan guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number of interesting...

See Beziers guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Herault department

The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of our favourite...

See Aigne guide

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Map of places to visit near Port-la-Nouvelle


Markets in and near Port-la-Nouvelle

Market days in Port-la-Nouvelle: seasonal market: Saturday; weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (10km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (19km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Fleury: market every day (24km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (25km)

More information about Port-la-Nouvelle, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Port-la-Nouvelle, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (39km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (52km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (16km)
  • Étang de Leucate (20km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (22km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (39km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (51km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Port-la-Nouvelle is in the south of France at 60 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Port-la-Nouvelle is 651 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-la-Nouvelle

Canton: Sigean

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11210

Distance to Port-la-Nouvelle

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 651 km

from Calais: 886 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 353 km

from Strasbourg: 718 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Port-la-Nouvelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Palme and Sigean.

This page in French: Visiter Port-la-Nouvelle