Lesparrou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lesparrou in Ariege

Visit Lesparrou: highlights and tourist information

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Lesparrou is situated in the Ariege, Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 24 km from Foix, the department capital. (General information: Lesparrou is 660 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsegur at 8 km and Camon at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lesparrou, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Lesparrou 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 Lesparrou

Markets in and near Lesparrou

  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (4km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (4km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (18km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (29km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (39km)

More information about Lesparrou, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions to visit near Lesparrou, 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 Lesparrou and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (48km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (53km) [Map]

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (39km) [Map]
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (47km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (56km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (56km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (27km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (4km) [Map]
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (27km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Sisca (39km) [Map]
  • Lac du Bouillouses (41km) [Map]
  • Lac des Bouillouses (41km) [Map]
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (44km) [Map]
  • Cité de Carcassonne (48km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (54km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lesparrou

Canton: Lavelanet

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

Postcode: 09300

Distance to Lesparrou

from Foix (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 892 km

from Nice: 442 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 775 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Lesparrou): Belesta, Benaix, Dreuilhe, Esclagne, Fougax-et-Barrineuf, La Bastide-sur-l'Hers, Laroque-d'Olmes, Lavelanet, Le Peyrat, Saint-Jean-d'Aigues-Vives and Sainte-Colombe-sur-l'Hers.

This page in French: Visitez Lesparrou