Tuchan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau d'Aguilar at 2 km from Tuchan

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Tuchan is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Attractions in Tuchan

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in the south of France: Chateau d'Aguilar

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Tuchan in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Aguilar at 2 km and Chateau de Queribus at 10 km.

Tuchan, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 2 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a...

See Fort de Salses guide
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Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Lagrasse

Lagrasse

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Palme guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Leucate

Leucate

at 25 km (direction east)

The resort at Leucate is one of the liveliest and most interesting...

See Leucate guide
Perpignan

Perpignan

at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will be...

See Perpignan guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide
Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The picturesque village of Castelnou, overlooked by a castle, is one of...

See Castelnou guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide

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Markets in and near Tuchan

  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (18km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (25km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Tuchan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (44km)
  • Carcassonne (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (29km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (43km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (20km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (22km)
  • Étang de Leucate (23km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (25km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (29km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (33km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (42km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (46km)
  • Pic du Canigou (46km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (51km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (54km)
  • Paulilles (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

 
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Geography and distances

Tuchan is in the south of France at 47 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Tuchan is 664 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tuchan

Canton: Tuchan

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11350

Distance to Tuchan

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 664 km

from Calais: 899 km

from Nice: 379 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 744 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Padern, Paziols and Vingrau.

This page in French: Visiter Tuchan

 
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