Villegailhenc tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Carcassonne at 6 km from Villegailhenc

Visit Villegailhenc: highlights and tourist information

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Villegailhenc 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 Villegailhenc in Occitanie.

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

Villegailhenc, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Carcassonne guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montolieu guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saissac guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 26 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 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 31 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 33 km (direction west)

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

See Castelnaudary guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 35 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

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Map of places to visit near Villegailhenc


Markets in and near Villegailhenc

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (26km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (31km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (33km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (33km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Villegailhenc, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Villegailhenc, France

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

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 (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (7km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (13km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (34km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (37km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (47km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (52km)

Geography and distances

Villegailhenc is in the south of France at 6 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Villegailhenc is 621 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villegailhenc

Canton: Conques-sur-Orbiel

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11600

Distance to Villegailhenc

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 621 km

from Calais: 855 km

from Nice: 399 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 723 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aragon, Berriac, Conques-sur-Orbiel, Pennautier, Ventenac-Cabardes, Villalier, Villedubert and Villemoustaussou.

This page in French: Visiter Villegailhenc