Castelnau-Durban tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montjoie-en-Couserans at 14 km from Castelnau-Durban

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Castelnau-Durban is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Castelnau-Durban in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montjoie-en-Couserans at 14 km and Saint-Girons at 16 km.

Castelnau-Durban, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide
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Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Foix guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque river valley, visited...

See Audressein guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide

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Markets in and near Castelnau-Durban

  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (7km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (16km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (31km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (32km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (33km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (35km)

More information about Castelnau-Durban, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Castelnau-Durban, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (8km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Anglade (32km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (33km)
  • Henne Morte (38km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (56km)

Geography and distances

Castelnau-Durban is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Castelnau-Durban is 656 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castelnau-Durban

Canton: Saint-Girons

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Castelnau-Durban

from Foix (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 486 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 795 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Castelnau-Durban from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allieres, Clermont, Durban-sur-Arize, Esplas-de-Serou, Larbont, Montagagne, Montseron, Rimont and Sentenac-de-Serou.

This page in French: Visiter Castelnau-Durban


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