Raissac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Raissac in Ariege

Visit Raissac: highlights and tourist information

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Raissac 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: Raissac is 659 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsegur at 8 km and Camon at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Raissac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Markets in and near Raissac

  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (3km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (11km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (17km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (32km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (35km)

More information about Raissac, Midi-Pyrenees

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (53km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (60km) [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 (52km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (23km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (11km) [Map]
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (34km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Sisca (38km) [Map]
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (39km) [Map]
  • Lac des Bouillouses (44km) [Map]
  • Lac du Bouillouses (44km) [Map]
  • Cité de Carcassonne (54km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Raissac

Canton: Lavelanet

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

Postcode: 09300

Distance to Raissac

from Foix (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 890 km

from Nice: 449 km

from Bordeaux: 285 km

from Strasbourg: 778 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Raissac): Benaix, Carla-de-Roquefort, Dreuilhe, Esclagne, Ilhat, Laroque-d'Olmes, Lavelanet, Lieurac, Montferrier, Nalzen, Pereille, Pradettes, Roquefixade, Roquefort-les-Cascades, Saint-Jean-d'Aigues-Vives, Sautel, Tabre and Villeneuve-d'Olmes.

This page in French: Visitez Raissac