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Cante tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cante in Ariege

Photo is of Pamiers at 17 km from Cante

Visit Cante: highlights and tourist information

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Cante is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 17 km and Carbonne at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cante, 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 Cante in Occitanie.

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

Pamiers

Pamiers

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Carbonne

Carbonne

at 25 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide
Rieux-Volvestre

Rieux-Volvestre

at 27 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make...

See Rieux-Volvestre guide
Foix

Foix

at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Castelnaudary

Castelnaudary

at 35 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Castelnaudary guide
Cazeres

Cazeres

at 37 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See La Pomarede guide
Toulouse

Toulouse

at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Toulouse guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
Martres-Tolosane

Martres-Tolosane

at 43 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cante

 
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Markets in and near Cante

  • Saverdun: market Friday (4km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (11km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (12km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (15km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Venerque: market Thursday (21km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (22km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (26km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (28km)
  • Muret: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)

Hotels near Cante

More information about Cante, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Cante, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (21km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (39km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (40km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (50km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (51km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Cante is in the south of France at 33 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Cante is 626 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cante

Canton: Saverdun

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Cante

from Foix (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 626 km

from Calais: 856 km

from Nice: 465 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 763 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brie, Caujac, Gaillac-Toulza, Justiniac, Labatut, Lissac, Marliac, Saint-Quirc and Saverdun.

This page in French: Visiter Cante

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