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Ventenac-en-Minervois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ventenac-en-Minervois in Aude

Photo is of Bize-Minervois at 8 km from Ventenac-en-Minervois

Visit Ventenac-en-Minervois: highlights and tourist information

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Ventenac-en-Minervois is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bize-Minervois at 8 km and Aigne at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ventenac-en-Minervois, 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 Ventenac-en-Minervois in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction )

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

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 10 km (direction north-north-west), in the Herault department

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

See Aigne guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Narbonne guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-west), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

The busy village of Saint-Chinian in the Minerves is best known for...

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as the pleasure port and old village centre, Gruissan is...

See Gruissan guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


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

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number of interesting...

See Beziers guide


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

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden add to...

See Roquebrun guide


at 32 km (direction south-east)

One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle also has a...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Palme guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ventenac-en-Minervois


Markets in and near Ventenac-en-Minervois

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (14km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (16km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Fleury: market every day (22km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (24km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)

Hotels near Ventenac-en-Minervois

More information about Ventenac-en-Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Ventenac-en-Minervois, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (22km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (28km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (41km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (15km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (27km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (28km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (35km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (40km)
  • Mont Caroux (41km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (43km)
  • Étang de Leucate (46km)
  • Céressou (54km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (58km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Ventenac-en-Minervois is in the south of France at 41 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Ventenac-en-Minervois is 625 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ventenac-en-Minervois

Canton: Ginestas

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11120

Distance to Ventenac-en-Minervois

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 625 km

from Calais: 860 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 703 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ventenac-en-Minervois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canet, Ginestas, Marcorignan, Mirepeisset, Montredon-Des-Corbieres, Nevian, Paraza, Pouzols-Minervois, Raissac-d'Aude, Roubia, Saint-Marcel-sur-Aude, Saint-Nazaire-d'Aude, Sainte-Valiere and Villedaigne.

This page in French: Visiter Ventenac-en-Minervois

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