Bestiac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ax-les-Thermes at 7 km from Bestiac

Visit Bestiac: highlights and tourist information

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Bestiac 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 Bestiac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 7 km and Montsegur at 13 km.

Bestiac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Foix

Foix

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Foix guide
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Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Camon guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 34 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 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

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Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Pamiers

Pamiers

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 42 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

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Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

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Alet-les-Bains

Alet-les-Bains

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but be...

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Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

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Markets in and near Bestiac

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (19km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (36km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (40km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (40km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Bestiac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (38km)
  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Sisca (19km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (19km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (28km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (28km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (28km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bestiac is in the south of France at 26 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Bestiac is 678 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bestiac

Canton: Cabannes

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bestiac

from Foix (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 678 km

from Calais: 910 km

from Nice: 456 km

from Bordeaux: 298 km

from Strasbourg: 795 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appy, Ax-les-Thermes, Axiat, Caussou, Caychax, Garanou, Ignaux, Lassur, Lordat, Luzenac, Perles-et-Castelet, Savignac-les-Ormeaux, Sorgeat, Tignac, Unac, Urs, Vaychis, Vebre and Vernaux.

This page in French: Visiter Bestiac

 
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