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Albies tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grotte de Lombrives at 9 km from Albies

Visit Albies: highlights and tourist information

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Albies is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 9 km and Ax-les-Thermes at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Albies, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Albies in Occitanie.

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

Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Not the most famous caves perhaps but the Grotte de Lombrives is...

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better known...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 15 km (direction north-east)

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely...

See Montsegur guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

The chateau de Foix is an impressive medieval castle on a rocky...

See Chateau de Foix guide
 
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Foix

Foix

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

The narrow medieval streets, the imposing castle above the town and the...

See Foix guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-east)

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of...

See Camon guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town...

See Mirepoix guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

The largest town in Ariege, Pamiers has several notable monuments including the...

See Pamiers guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your...

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 49 km (direction east), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide

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

Map of places to visit near Albies

 
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Markets in and near Albies

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (24km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (34km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (37km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (42km)

Hotels near Albies

More information about Albies, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Albies, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (33km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Sisca (20km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (22km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (24km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (33km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (33km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (41km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Albies is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Albies is 678 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Albies

Canton: Cabannes

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Albies

from Foix (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 678 km

from Calais: 909 km

from Nice: 462 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 798 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appy, Aston, Aulos, Axiat, Bouan, Caychax, Chateau-Verdun, Garanou, Larcat, Larnat, Lassur, Les Cabannes, Lordat, Luzenac, Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains, Pech, Senconac, Sinsat, Urs, Vebre, Verdun and Vernaux.

This page in French: Visiter Albies

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