Bax tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bax in Haute-Garonne

Photo is of Rieux-Volvestre at 8 km from Bax

Visit Bax: highlights and tourist information

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Bax 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 Bax in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rieux-Volvestre at 8 km and Carbonne at 9 km.

Bax, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Carbonne guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Cazeres guide


at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

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at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ariege department

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

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at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

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Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

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

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at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

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

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at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

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

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at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive cities in...

See Toulouse guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide

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Map of places to visit near Bax


Markets in and near Bax

  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (7km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (11km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (17km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (21km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (23km)
  • Rieumes: market Thursday (25km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (26km)
  • Venerque: market Thursday (26km)
  • Muret: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Bax, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Bax, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (38km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (43km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (44km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (44km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Bax is in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Toulouse, the department capital (general information: Bax is 631 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bax

Canton: Rieux

Arrondissement: Muret

Department: Haute-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 31310

Distance to Bax

from Toulouse (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 631 km

from Calais: 860 km

from Nice: 485 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 777 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canens, Castagnac, Lapeyrere, Latour, Latrape, Lezat-sur-Leze, Loubaut, Mailholas, Meras, Montesquieu-Volvestre, Sieuras and Thouars-sur-Arize.

This page in French: Visiter Bax