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Villefort tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villefort in Aude

Photo is of Camon at 9 km from Villefort

Visit Villefort: highlights and tourist information

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Villefort is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Camon at 9 km and Gorges de l'Aude at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villefort, 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 Villefort in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most...

See Camon guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of...

See Quillan guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely...

See Montsegur guide


at 19 km (direction east)

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but...

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Limoux guide


at 19 km (direction east)

A small village with lovely views, it is also the...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide...

See Mirepoix guide


at 24 km (direction east)

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 34 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

The narrow medieval streets, the imposing castle above the...

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 35 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

The chateau de Foix is an impressive medieval castle...

See Chateau de Foix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villefort


Markets in and near Villefort

  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (10km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (15km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (18km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (19km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (39km)

Hotels near Villefort

More information about Villefort, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Villefort, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (39km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (51km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (52km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (10km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (19km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (36km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (39km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (39km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (43km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (43km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (46km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (57km)

Geography and distances

Villefort is in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Villefort is 656 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefort

Canton: Chalabre

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11230

Distance to Villefort

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 889 km

from Nice: 432 km

from Bordeaux: 296 km

from Strasbourg: 766 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalabre, Montbel, Montjardin, Puivert, Rivel, Sainte-Colombe-sur-l'Hers and Sonnac-sur-l'Hers.

This page in French: Visiter Villefort

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