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Calzan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Calzan in Ariege

Photo is of Mirepoix at 12 km from Calzan

Visit Calzan: highlights and tourist information

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Calzan is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mirepoix at 12 km and Foix at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Calzan, 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 Calzan in Occitanie.

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



at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Foix guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

The chateau de Foix is an impressive medieval castle...

See Chateau de Foix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Camon guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Castelnaudary guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


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

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late...

See Limoux guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of...

See Quillan guide


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

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

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

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here...

See La Pomarede guide

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

Map of places to visit near Calzan


Markets in and near Calzan

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (13km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (15km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (25km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (25km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (35km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (36km)

More information about Calzan, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Calzan, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (12km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (22km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (43km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (44km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (56km)

Geography and distances

Calzan is in the south of France at 13 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Calzan is 648 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Calzan

Canton: Varilhes

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Calzan

from Foix (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 648 km

from Calais: 880 km

from Nice: 453 km

from Bordeaux: 273 km

from Strasbourg: 772 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arvigna, Coussa, Dun, Gudas, Les Issards, Les Pujols, Malleon, Rieucros, Saint-Felix-de-Rieutord, Segura, Teilhet, Tourtrol, Ventenac, Vira and Vivies.

This page in French: Visiter Calzan

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