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Visit Camon: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of France' is one of our favourites in this region

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Camon. For detailed visitor information see the Camon travel guide.

Camon is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 30 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Camon is 649 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Camon include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsegur at 20 km and Limoux at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Camon, 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 Camon 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 Camon

Markets in and near Camon

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (10km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (20km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (33km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Camon, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Camon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (22km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (13km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (28km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (38km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (42km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (47km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (54km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (55km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Camon

Canton: Mirepoix

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Camon

from Foix (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 649 km

from Calais: 882 km

from Nice: 435 km

from Bordeaux: 287 km

from Strasbourg: 763 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belloc, Chalabre, Corbieres, Gueytes-et-Labastide, Lagarde, Leran, Montbel, Montjardin, Moulin-Neuf, Peyrefitte-du-Razes, Roumengoux, Saint-Quentin-la-Tour, Sonnac-sur-l'Hers and Treziers.

This page in French: Visiter Camon

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