Caussou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Caussou in Ariege

Photo is of Ax-les-Thermes at 6 km from Caussou

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Caussou 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 Caussou in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 6 km and Montsegur at 12 km.

Caussou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-east)

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better known...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of...

See Camon guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your...

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 41 km (direction east), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain...

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at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but be...

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

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Map of places to visit near Caussou


Markets in and near Caussou

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (36km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (39km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (41km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (43km)

More information about Caussou, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Caussou, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (37km)
  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (18km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (19km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (27km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (27km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (29km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (47km)

Geography and distances

Caussou is in the south of France at 27 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Caussou is 678 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Caussou

Canton: Cabannes

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Caussou

from Foix (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 678 km

from Calais: 910 km

from Nice: 455 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 794 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appy, Ascou, Ax-les-Thermes, Axiat, Bestiac, Garanou, Ignaux, Lassur, Lordat, Luzenac, Perles-et-Castelet, Savignac-les-Ormeaux, Sorgeat, Tignac, Unac, Urs, Vaychis and Vernaux.

This page in French: Visiter Caussou