Ricaud tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ricaud in Aude

Photo is of Castelnaudary at 6 km from Ricaud

Visit Ricaud: highlights and tourist information

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Ricaud is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ricaud in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnaudary at 6 km and La Pomarede at 8 km.

Ricaud, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 8 km (direction north-east)

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if...

See La Pomarede guide


at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of...

See Revel guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Tarn department

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds...

See Soreze guide
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at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Saissac guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Montolieu guide


at 29 km (direction south), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

The largest town in Ariege, Pamiers has several notable monuments including the...

See Pamiers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn department

Lavaur is a pretty red brick town in the Tarn department of...

See Lavaur guide


at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a pleasant town centre...

See Castres guide


Heritage Site at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Limoux guide

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Map of places to visit near Ricaud


Markets in and near Ricaud

  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (6km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (15km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (15km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (23km)
  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (28km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (29km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (33km)

More information about Ricaud, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Ricaud, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (25km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (27km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (41km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (45km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (41km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Ricaud is in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Ricaud is 614 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ricaud

Canton: Castelnaudary-Sud

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11400

Distance to Ricaud

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 614 km

from Calais: 845 km

from Nice: 435 km

from Bordeaux: 257 km

from Strasbourg: 737 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Airoux, Baraigne, Castelnaudary, Cumies, Labastide-d'Anjou, Molleville, Montferrand, Montmaur, Peyrens, Puginier, Souilhanels, Souilhe, Soupex and Treville.

This page in French: Visiter Ricaud


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