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Saint-Jean-de-Paracol tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gorges de l'Aude at 9 km from Saint-Jean-de-Paracol

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Saint-Jean-de-Paracol 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 Saint-Jean-de-Paracol in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges de l'Aude at 9 km and Quillan at 9 km.

Saint-Jean-de-Paracol, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Quillan guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Alet-les-Bains

Alet-les-Bains

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide
Limoux

Limoux

at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Limoux guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 21 km (direction south-east)

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Saint-Hilaire

Saint-Hilaire

at 24 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Hilaire is a pleasant village that is dominated by the lovely Abbey...

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely...

See Montsegur guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better known...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become...

See Mosset guide
Carcassonne

Carcassonne

Heritage Site at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide

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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)

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

What to do at Saint-Jean-de-Paracol? 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)
  • 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)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Paracol is in the south of France at 36 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Paracol is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Paracol

Canton: Chalabre

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

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

 
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