Puilaurens tourism and travel guide

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Visit Puilaurens: highlights and tourist information

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Puilaurens is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Puilaurens is 673 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puilaurens at 1 km and Quillan at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Puilaurens, 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 Puilaurens in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Puilaurens

Markets in and near Puilaurens

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (29km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (32km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (34km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (40km)

More information about Puilaurens, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Puilaurens, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Puilaurens.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (24km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (25km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (27km)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (29km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (29km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (33km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (9km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (15km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (24km)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (30km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (32km)
  • Pic du Canigou (34km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (36km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (36km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (45km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Puilaurens

Canton: Axat

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11140

Distance to Puilaurens

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 673 km

from Calais: 907 km

from Nice: 414 km

from Bordeaux: 323 km

from Strasbourg: 769 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Axat, Caudies-de-Fenouilledes, Gincla, Saint-Louis-et-Parahou, Sainte-Colombe-sur-Guette and Salvezines.

This page in French: Visiter Puilaurens