Villardonnel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateaux de Lastours at 6 km from Villardonnel

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Villardonnel 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 Villardonnel in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaux de Lastours at 6 km and Montolieu at 8 km.

Villardonnel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 6 km (direction east)

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were built in the 13th...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known as a...

See Montolieu guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saissac guide


Heritage Site at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Soreze guide


at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of the biggest...

See Revel guide


at 29 km (direction west)

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and is the...

See Castelnaudary guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Castres guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if you are...

See La Pomarede guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to enjoy the...

See Limoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is certainly the...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide

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Map of places to visit near Villardonnel


Markets in and near Villardonnel

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (23km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (28km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (29km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (31km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (32km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (35km)

More information about Villardonnel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Villardonnel, France

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

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 (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (31km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (12km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (15km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (36km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (50km)

Geography and distances

Villardonnel is in the south of France at 14 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Villardonnel is 614 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villardonnel

Canton: Mas-Cabardès

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11600

Distance to Villardonnel

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 614 km

from Calais: 847 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 285 km

from Strasbourg: 719 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aragon, Brousses-et-Villaret, Caudebronde, Cuxac-Cabardes, Fontiers-Cabardes, Fraisse-Cabardes, La Tourette-Cabardes, Lastours, Les Ilhes, Mas-Cabardes, Miraval-Cabardes, Roquefere, Salsigne and Villaniere.

This page in French: Visiter Villardonnel