Ilhat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ilhat in Ariege

Visit Ilhat: highlights and tourist information

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Ilhat is situated in the Ariege, Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 14 km from Foix, the department capital. (General information: Ilhat is 657 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsegur at 10 km and Foix at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ilhat, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Ilhat in Occitanie. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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

Map of places to visit near Ilhat

Markets in and near Ilhat

  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (6km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (14km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (16km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (29km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (33km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (35km)

More information about Ilhat, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions to visit near Ilhat, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ilhat and wondering what to do next!

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (29km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (21km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (14km) [Map]
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (37km) [Map]
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (38km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Sisca (40km) [Map]
  • Lac des Bouillouses (47km) [Map]
  • Lac du Bouillouses (47km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ilhat

Canton: Lavelanet

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

Postcode: 09300

Distance to Ilhat

from Foix (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 657 km

from Calais: 888 km

from Nice: 452 km

from Bordeaux: 281 km

from Strasbourg: 778 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Ilhat): Carla-de-Roquefort, Esclagne, Freychenet, Lavelanet, Leychert, Lieurac, Nalzen, Pereille, Pradettes, Raissac, Roquefixade, Roquefort-les-Cascades, Sautel, Ventenac and Villeneuve-d'Olmes.

This page in French: Visitez Ilhat