Rieux-Minervois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rieux-Minervois: highlights and tourist information

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Rieux-Minervois is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Rieux-Minervois is 620 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caunes-Minervois at 7 km and Minerve at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rieux-Minervois, 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 Rieux-Minervois in Occitanie.

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


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Map of places to visit near Rieux-Minervois

Markets in and near Rieux-Minervois

  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (27km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (36km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (38km)

More information about Rieux-Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Rieux-Minervois, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (14km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (20km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (24km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (31km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (35km)
  • Mont Caroux (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • African reserve of Sigean (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rieux-Minervois

Canton: Peyriac-Minervois

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11160

Distance to Rieux-Minervois

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 620 km

from Calais: 854 km

from Nice: 381 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 712 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Rieux-Minervois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigues-Vives, Azille, Caunes-Minervois, Felines-Minervois, La Liviniere, La Redorte, Laure-Minervois, Peyriac-Minervois, Saint-Frichoux, Siran and Trausse.

This page in French: Visiter Rieux-Minervois