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Tournissan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tournissan in Aude

Photo is of Lagrasse at 4 km from Tournissan

Visit Tournissan: highlights and tourist information

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Tournissan is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lagrasse at 4 km and Chateau de Termes at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tournissan, 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 Tournissan in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it...

See Lagrasse guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 26 km (direction east)

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

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

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


Heritage Site at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Carcassonne guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

La Palme is a small traditional village in Languedoc-Roussillon with a beach,...

See La Palme guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal and...

See Narbonne guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of...

See Aigne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve...

See Minerve guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tournissan


Markets in and near Tournissan

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (30km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (35km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)

More information about Tournissan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Tournissan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (19km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (19km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (28km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (31km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (35km)
  • Étang de Leucate (37km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (44km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (44km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Tournissan is in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Tournissan is 643 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tournissan

Canton: Lagrasse

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11220

Distance to Tournissan

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 643 km

from Calais: 877 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 727 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camplong-d'Aude, Jonquieres, Lagrasse, Ribaute, Saint-Laurent-de-la-Cabrerisse, Saint-Pierre-Des-Champs and Talairan.

This page in French: Visiter Tournissan

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