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Canens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Canens in Haute-Garonne

Photo is of Rieux-Volvestre at 12 km from Canens

Visit Canens: highlights and tourist information

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Canens is situated in the Haute-Garonne department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rieux-Volvestre at 12 km and Carbonne at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Canens, 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 Canens in Occitanie.

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



at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval...

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 12 km (direction north-west)

Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century, Carbonne was...

See Carbonne guide


at 20 km (direction west)

Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might like to...

See Cazeres guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Pamiers guide


at 26 km (direction west)

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie workshops...

See Martres-Tolosane guide


at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Saint-Girons guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Foix guide


at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque river...

See Audressein guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the...

See Toulouse guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Garonne

Map of places to visit near Canens


Markets in and near Canens

  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (7km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (13km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (19km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (20km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (24km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Venerque: market Thursday (26km)
  • Muret: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Rieumes: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Canens, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Canens, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (35km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (43km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (44km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (47km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Canens is in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Toulouse, the department capital (general information: Canens is 632 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Canens

Canton: Montesquieu-Volvestre

Arrondissement: Muret

Department: Haute-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 31310

Distance to Canens

from Toulouse (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 632 km

from Calais: 860 km

from Nice: 482 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 776 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bax, Castagnac, Castex, Lapeyrere, Latour, Latrape, Loubaut, Massabrac, Meras, Saint-Ybars, Sainte-Suzanne and Sieuras.

This page in French: Visiter Canens

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