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Rennes-les-Bains tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rennes-les-Bains: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside

Rennes-les-Bains 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 Rennes-les-Bains. For detailed visitor information see the Rennes-les-Bains travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Alet-les-Bains at 10 km and Gorges de l'Aude at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Rennes-les-Bains, 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 Rennes-les-Bains in Occitanie.

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



at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

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

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Quillan guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Limoux guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

Saint-Hilaire is a pleasant village that is dominated by the lovely Abbey...

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 20 km (direction east)

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar castles...

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of...

See Chateau de Queribus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it...

See Mosset guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees...

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rennes-les-Bains


Markets in and near Rennes-les-Bains

  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (17km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (31km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (37km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (38km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (39km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (40km)

More information about Rennes-les-Bains, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Rennes-les-Bains, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (33km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (32km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (38km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (40km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (13km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (14km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (16km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (31km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (32km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (43km)
  • Pic du Canigou (46km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (47km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (47km)

Geography and distances

Rennes-les-Bains is in the south of France at 33 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Rennes-les-Bains is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rennes-les-Bains

Canton: Couiza

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11190

Distance to Rennes-les-Bains

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 757 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Rennes-les-Bains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arques, Bugarach, Cassaignes, Couiza, Coustaussa, Granes, Luc-sur-Aude, Montazels, Peyrolles, Rennes-le-Chateau, Saint-Julia-de-Bec, Saint-Just-et-le-Bezu, Serres and Sougraigne.

This page in French: Visiter Rennes-les-Bains

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