Quillan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Quillan in Aude

Visit Quillan: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your trip to explore the Aude countryside

Important note

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

Quillan is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Quillan is 665 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Quillan

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes-le-Chateau at 9 km and Rennes-les-Bains at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Quillan, 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 Quillan 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 Quillan

Markets in and near Quillan

Market days in Quillan: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (20km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (34km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (40km)

More information about Quillan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Quillan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (35km)
  • Carcassonne (40km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (38km)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (42km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (44km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (5km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (20km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (25km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (26km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (37km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (39km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (40km)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (42km)
  • Pic du Canigou (45km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Quillan

Canton: Quillan

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11500

Distance to Quillan

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 665 km

from Calais: 898 km

from Nice: 422 km

from Bordeaux: 311 km

from Strasbourg: 767 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belvianes-et-Cavirac, Brenac, Campagne-sur-Aude, Coudons, Ginoles, Granes, Marsa, Nebias, Quirbajou, Saint-Ferriol, Saint-Julia-de-Bec and Saint-Martin-Lys.

This page in French: Visiter Quillan