Saint-Hilaire tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Saint-Hilaire is a pleasant village that is dominated by the lovely Abbey of Saint-Hilaire, built in the 13th-14th century

Saint-Hilaire 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 Saint-Hilaire. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Hilaire travel guide.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Alet-les-Bains at 12 km and Carcassonne at 13 km.

Saint-Hilaire, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Limoux guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


Heritage Site at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 20 km (direction south)

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montolieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east)

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it a popular centre...

See Lagrasse guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Quillan guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also want...

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saissac guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire

  • Limoux: market Friday all day (9km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (35km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (37km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (38km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (40km)

More information about Saint-Hilaire, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (13km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (19km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (30km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (32km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (32km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (37km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (53km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Hilaire is in the south of France at 13 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire is 640 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire

Canton: Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11250

Distance to Saint-Hilaire

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 640 km

from Calais: 874 km

from Nice: 406 km

from Bordeaux: 301 km

from Strasbourg: 741 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Hilaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cepie, Gardie, Greffeil, Ladern-sur-Lauquet, Leuc, Montclar, Pomas, Preixan, Rouffiac-d'Aude, Verzeille, Villar-Saint-Anselme, Villebazy and Villefloure.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hilaire