Castex tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castex in Ariege

Visit Castex: highlights and tourist information

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Castex is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 33 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Castex is 638 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rieux-Volvestre at 14 km and Carbonne at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castex, 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 Castex 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 Castex

Markets in and near Castex

  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (13km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (17km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (19km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (23km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (24km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (25km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (30km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Castex, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Castex, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Castex.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castex

Canton: Mas-d'Azil

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Castex

from Foix (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 638 km

from Calais: 866 km

from Nice: 485 km

from Bordeaux: 239 km

from Strasbourg: 781 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Campagne-sur-Arize, Canens, Daumazan-sur-Arize, Fornex, La Bastide-de-Besplas, Lapeyrere, Latour, Loubaut, Meras, Montbrun-Bocage, Sainte-Suzanne, Sieuras and Thouars-sur-Arize.

This page in French: Visiter Castex