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Puivert tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gorges de l'Aude at 12 km from Puivert

Visit Puivert: highlights and tourist information

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Puivert is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges de l'Aude at 12 km and Quillan at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Puivert, 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 Puivert in Occitanie.

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

Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of...

See Quillan guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
 
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Montsegur

Montsegur

at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Montsegur guide
Alet-les-Bains

Alet-les-Bains

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Limoux

Limoux

at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Limoux guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

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

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Saint-Hilaire

Saint-Hilaire

at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Foix

Foix

at 36 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

The narrow medieval streets, the imposing castle above the town and...

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 36 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

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

See Chateau de Foix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Puivert

 
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Markets in and near Puivert

  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (9km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (20km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (23km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (41km)

More information about Puivert, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Puivert, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (41km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (47km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (53km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (9km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (16km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (36km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (37km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (39km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (39km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (41km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (47km)
  • Pic du Canigou (56km)
 
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Geography and distances

Puivert is in the south of France at 41 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Puivert is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puivert

Canton: Chalabre

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11230

Distance to Puivert

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 893 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 769 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Nebias, Rivel, Saint-Jean-de-Paracol and Villefort.

This page in French: Visiter Puivert

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