Bouan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grotte de Lombrives at 4 km from Bouan

Visit Bouan: highlights and tourist information

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Bouan 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 Bouan in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 4 km and Montsegur at 17 km.

Bouan, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
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Foix

Foix

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Foix guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Camon guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 44 km (direction 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 44 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide
Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide

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Markets in and near Bouan

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (22km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (26km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (30km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (37km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)

More information about Bouan, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Bouan, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (28km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (19km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (24km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (26km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (37km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (39km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bouan is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Bouan is 675 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouan

Canton: Cabannes

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bouan

from Foix (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 675 km

from Calais: 906 km

from Nice: 466 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 798 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albies, Alliat, Arnave, Aston, Aulos, Capoulet-et-Junac, Caychax, Cazenave-Serres-et-Allens, Chateau-Verdun, Gesties, Larcat, Larnat, Les Cabannes, Miglos, Niaux, Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains, Pech, Quie, Senconac, Sinsat, Tarascon-sur-Ariege, Ussat and Verdun.

This page in French: Visiter Bouan

 
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