Ventenac-en-Minervois tourism and travel guide

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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.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bize-Minervois at 8 km and Aigne at 10 km.

Ventenac-en-Minervois, France: places to visit and attractions

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 river in...

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 Minervois villages...

See Aigne guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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 of the...

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 to explore,...

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 the good...

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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 as lions,...

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 for artisans...

See Lagrasse guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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 monuments to...

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 the charm...

See Roquebrun guide


at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

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, lagoon and...

See La Palme guide

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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)

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