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Trassanel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Trassanel in Aude

Photo is of Chateaux de Lastours at 5 km from Trassanel

Visit Trassanel: highlights and tourist information

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Trassanel is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaux de Lastours at 5 km and Caunes-Minervois at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Trassanel, 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 Trassanel in Occitanie.

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

Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


Heritage Site at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 18 km (direction west)

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu...

See Montolieu guide


at 22 km (direction west)

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the...

See Saissac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east), in the Herault department

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are very pleasant...

See Minerve guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


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

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

See Aigne guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Castres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Soreze guide


at 35 km (direction east)

Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses and popular swimming...

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

The small town of Limoux is best visited in...

See Limoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Trassanel


Markets in and near Trassanel

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (22km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (26km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (31km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (37km)

More information about Trassanel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Trassanel, France

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

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 (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (2km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (17km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (26km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (41km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (45km)
  • Mont Caroux (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Trassanel is in the south of France at 16 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Trassanel is 613 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Trassanel

Canton: Mas-Cabardès

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11160

Distance to Trassanel

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 613 km

from Calais: 847 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 712 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cabrespine, Fournes-Cabardes, Labastide-Esparbairenque, Lastours, Les Ilhes, Limousis, Roquefere, Salleles-Cabardes and Villeneuve-Minervois.

This page in French: Visiter Trassanel

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