Alan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Alan in Haute-Garonne

Photo is of Martres-Tolosane at 7 km from Alan

Visit Alan: highlights and tourist information

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Alan is situated in the Haute-Garonne department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Alan in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Martres-Tolosane at 7 km and Cazeres at 12 km.

Alan, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie workshops...

See Martres-Tolosane guide


at 12 km (direction east)

Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might like to visit...

See Cazeres guide


at 21 km (direction east)

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make...

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

Although tiny, the castle (and picnic area) in the centre of Tourtouse...

See Tourtouse guide
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at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century, Carbonne was rebuilt...

See Carbonne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees,...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

The tiny village of Montjoie-en-Couserans is included because it is the start...

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Mont d'Astarac

Mont d'Astarac

at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gers department

The frescoes in the village church are the highlight of your visit...

See Mont d'Astarac guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

Saint-Girons is a quiet town, a perfect chance to see an unspoiled...

See Saint-Girons guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ariege department

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque river valley, visited...

See Audressein guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica...

See Valcabrere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants - now...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide


at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Gers department

Auch, the ancient capital of Gascony, has a cathedral and several other...

See Auch guide


at 56 km (direction south-west)

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque' spa towns that...

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide

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Map of places to visit near Alan


Markets in and near Alan

  • Cazeres: market Saturday (12km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (14km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (22km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Gesse: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (25km)
  • Rieumes: market Thursday (25km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (32km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (33km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Alan, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Alan, France

What to do at Alan? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Alan.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (24km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (29km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (58km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Save (23km)
  • Henne Morte (29km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Alan is in the south of France at 58 kilometres from Toulouse, the department capital (general information: Alan is 635 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Alan

Canton: Aurignac

Arrondissement: Saint-Gaudens

Department: Haute-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 31420

Distance to Alan

from Toulouse (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 635 km

from Calais: 861 km

from Nice: 514 km

from Bordeaux: 216 km

from Strasbourg: 794 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurignac, Bachas, Benque, Boussan, Bouzin, Eoux, Francon, Le Frechet, Marignac-Laspeyres, Montegut-Bourjac, Montoulieu-Saint-Bernard, Montoussin, Samouillan and Terrebasse.

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