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Termes tourism and travel guide

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Termes is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Attractions in Termes

Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in southern France: Chateau de Termes

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Termes at 1 km and Lagrasse at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Termes, 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 Termes in Occitanie.

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

Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle less than one km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 14 km (direction south)

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the...

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit...

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Limoux guide


Heritage Site at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Carcassonne guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

The Abbey at Fontfroide dates from the 12th century, and...

See Fontfroide Abbey guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aude

Map of places to visit near Termes


Markets in and near Termes

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (29km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (36km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (36km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (36km)

More information about Termes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Termes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (29km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (7km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (19km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (28km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (30km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (34km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (37km)
  • Étang de Leucate (39km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (41km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Termes is in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Termes is 651 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Termes

Canton: Mouthoumet

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11330

Distance to Termes

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 651 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 388 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 739 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Davejean, Felines-Termenes, Lanet, Laroque-de-Fa, Mouthoumet, Saint-Martin-Des-Puits, Salza, Vignevieille and Villerouge-Termenes.

This page in French: Visiter Termes

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