Saissac tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the village and the castle at the bottom of the village

Saissac 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 Saissac. For detailed visitor information see the Saissac 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 Saissac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Soreze at 13 km and Revel at 17 km.

Saissac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montolieu guide


at 13 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn department

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds...

See Soreze guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of...

See Revel guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if...

See La Pomarede guide


Heritage Site at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Tarn department

While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a pleasant town centre...

See Castres guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Limoux guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

Lautrec is a small village, but both the views and the intereting...

See Lautrec guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide

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Markets in and near Saissac

  • Bram: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (17km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (18km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (21km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (34km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Saissac, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saissac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (28km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (39km)
  • Parc aux Bambous (41km)
  • Jardin des Martels (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (24km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (24km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (46km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (50km)

Geography and distances

Saissac is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Saissac is 611 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saissac

Canton: Saissac

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11310

Distance to Saissac

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 611 km

from Calais: 844 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 274 km

from Strasbourg: 723 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cenne-Monesties, Lacombe, Montolieu, Saint-Denis, Villemagne and Villespy.

This page in French: Visiter Saissac