Population: 52,252 (2008)
Area: 173 km2 (67 mi2)
Dialing Code: +33
Electricity Adapter: 230 V, 50 Hz, Plug/Socket Types: C & E
Time Zone: Central European Time (UTC+1); Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Narbonne is a small town, or commune, in southern France, located in the picturesque in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. It is 849 km (528 mi) from Paris, in the Aude department.
Because of its near proximity to the Mediterranean Sea, located a mere 21-minute, 16 km (10 mi) drive away, Narbonne has become quite a happening little tourist destination. The town’s location was also key from long ago, when it was right on the via Domitia, the Roman (Empire) road connecting Italy with Spain; it became the first Roman colony outside of Italy.
- Place de l’Hôtel de Ville
- Cathedrale Saint-Just (Narbonne Cathedral)
- Palais des Archevêques (Archbishop’s Palace)
- Horreum – Ancient underground Roman tunnels interconnected and used formerly as grain storage
- Musée Archeologique (Archaeological Museum)
- Canal de la Robine
Check out this page from Narbonne‘s Tourism Bureau for some helpful tourist routes to maximize your time and experience while in Narbonne. Tourist Routes ->