Baulou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Baulou in Ariege

Photo is of Chateau de Foix at 8 km from Baulou

Visit Baulou: highlights and tourist information

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Baulou is situated in the Ariege 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 Baulou in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Foix at 8 km and Foix at 8 km.

Baulou, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Foix guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely far-reaching views...

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at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 31 km (direction west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees, Saint-Lizier is...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Camon guide


at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide


at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide

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Map of places to visit near Baulou


Markets in and near Baulou

  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (8km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (24km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (29km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (29km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (32km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Baulou, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Baulou, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (8km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (23km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (34km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (35km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (42km)

Geography and distances

Baulou is in the south of France at 8 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Baulou is 652 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baulou

Canton: Foix-Rural

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Baulou

from Foix (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 652 km

from Calais: 882 km

from Nice: 470 km

from Bordeaux: 263 km

from Strasbourg: 784 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigues-Juntes, Alzen, Artix, Cadarcet, Cazaux, Cos, Loubens, Loubieres, Montegut-Plantaurel, Montels, Saint-Martin-de-Caralp and Serres-sur-Arget.

This page in French: Visiter Baulou