Rivel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rivel: highlights and tourist information

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Rivel is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 41 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Rivel is 658 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Camon at 9 km and Montsegur at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rivel, 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 Rivel 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 Rivel

Markets in and near Rivel

  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (7km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (12km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (19km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (21km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Rivel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Rivel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (42km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (51km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (52km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (7km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (21km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (39km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (41km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (42km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (42km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (42km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (43km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (52km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rivel

Canton: Chalabre

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11230

Distance to Rivel

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 658 km

from Calais: 890 km

from Nice: 434 km

from Bordeaux: 295 km

from Strasbourg: 769 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belesta, Chalabre, Montbel, Montjardin, Puivert, Sainte-Colombe-sur-l'Hers and Villefort.

This page in French: Visiter Rivel