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Preixan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Preixan in Aude

Photo is of Saint-Hilaire at 6 km from Preixan

Visit Preixan: highlights and tourist information

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Preixan is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire at 6 km and Carcassonne at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Preixan, 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 Preixan in Occitanie.

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


Heritage Site at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Limoux guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montolieu guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saissac guide


at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide

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

Map of places to visit near Preixan


Markets in and near Preixan

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (12km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (33km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (34km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (39km)

More information about Preixan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Preixan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (9km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (25km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (27km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (35km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (38km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (40km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (50km)

Geography and distances

Preixan is in the south of France at 9 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Preixan is 635 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Preixan

Canton: Montréal

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11250

Distance to Preixan

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 635 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 407 km

from Bordeaux: 296 km

from Strasbourg: 737 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alairac, Cavanac, Cazilhac, Cepie, Couffoulens, Ladern-sur-Lauquet, Lavalette, Leuc, Montclar, Pomas, Rouffiac-d'Aude, Roullens, Saint-Hilaire and Verzeille.

This page in French: Visiter Preixan

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