Montferrier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montferrier in Ariege

Visit Montferrier: highlights and tourist information

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Montferrier is situated in the Ariege, Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 17 km from Foix, the department capital. (General information: Montferrier is 664 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsegur at 4 km and Grotte de Lombrives at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montferrier, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Markets in and near Montferrier

  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (6km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (11km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (22km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (33km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (38km)

More information about Montferrier, Midi-Pyrenees

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (51km) [Map]

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (32km) [Map]
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (48km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (28km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (11km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Sisca (33km) [Map]
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (34km) [Map]
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (35km) [Map]
  • Lac du Bouillouses (40km) [Map]
  • Lac des Bouillouses (40km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (56km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montferrier

Canton: Lavelanet

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

Postcode: 09300

Distance to Montferrier

from Foix (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 664 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 452 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 783 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Montferrier): Benaix, Dreuilhe, Lavelanet, Leychert, Montsegur, Nalzen, Pereille, Raissac, Roquefixade and Villeneuve-d'Olmes.

This page in French: Visitez Montferrier