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Visit Benaix: highlights and tourist information

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Benaix is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Benaix is 663 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsegur at 4 km and Camon at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Benaix, 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 Benaix in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Benaix


Markets in and near Benaix

  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (3km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (20km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (33km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Benaix, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Benaix, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (49km)
  • Carcassonne (53km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (54km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (37km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (57km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (57km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (6km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (29km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (35km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (39km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (39km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (40km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (53km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Benaix

Canton: Lavelanet

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Benaix

from Foix (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 663 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 446 km

from Bordeaux: 290 km

from Strasbourg: 779 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belesta, Dreuilhe, Fougax-et-Barrineuf, La Bastide-sur-l'Hers, Lavelanet, Le Peyrat, Lesparrou, Montferrier, Montsegur, Pereille, Raissac, Saint-Jean-d'Aigues-Vives and Villeneuve-d'Olmes.

This page in French: Visiter Benaix

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