Saint-Jean-de-Paracol tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-de-Paracol: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-Paracol is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 36 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Paracol is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges de l'Aude at 9 km and Quillan at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-de-Paracol, 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 Saint-Jean-de-Paracol 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 Saint-Jean-de-Paracol

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Paracol

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (15km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (15km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (22km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (26km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (37km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Paracol, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Paracol, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Jean-de-Paracol.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (36km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (46km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (46km)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (51km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (51km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (13km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (15km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (30km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (32km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (36km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (42km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (47km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (48km)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Paracol

Canton: Chalabre

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 11260

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Paracol

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 891 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 765 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-de-Paracol from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouriege, Bourigeole, Brenac, Festes-et-Saint-Andre, La Serpent, Nebias, Puivert and Rouvenac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Paracol