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Visit Carcanieres: highlights and tourist information

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Carcanieres is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 49 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Carcanieres is 683 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puilaurens at 18 km and Quillan at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Carcanieres, 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 Carcanieres 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 Carcanieres


Markets in and near Carcanieres

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (25km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (32km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (39km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (43km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (46km)

More information about Carcanieres, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Carcanieres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (23km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (41km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (16km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (18km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (24km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (25km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (32km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (33km)
  • Pic du Canigou (36km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (42km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (42km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Carcanieres

Canton: Quérigut

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Carcanieres

from Foix (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 683 km

from Calais: 916 km

from Nice: 432 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 786 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artigues, Campagna-de-Sault, Escouloubre, Fontanes-de-Sault, Le Bousquet, Le Pla, Le Puch, Mijanes, Querigut and Rouze.

This page in French: Visiter Carcanieres

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