Benagues tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pamiers at 4 km from Benagues

Visit Benagues: highlights and tourist information

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Benagues 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 Benagues in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 4 km and Foix at 12 km.

Benagues, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction )

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

See Pamiers guide


at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Camon guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide


at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtouse guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Benagues


Markets in and near Benagues

  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (17km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (18km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (20km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (22km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (31km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (32km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (33km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (37km)

More information about Benagues, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Benagues, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (14km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (33km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (43km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (51km)

Geography and distances

Benagues is in the south of France at 12 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Benagues is 645 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Benagues

Canton: Pamiers-Ouest

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Benagues

from Foix (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 645 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 462 km

from Bordeaux: 262 km

from Strasbourg: 775 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artix, Coussa, Crampagna, Dalou, Escosse, La Tour-du-Crieu, Loubens, Pamiers, Rieux-de-Pelleport, Saint-Bauzeil, Saint-Felix-de-Rieutord, Saint-Jean-du-Falga, Saint-Victor-Rouzaud, Varilhes and Verniolle.

This page in French: Visiter Benagues