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Clermont tourism and travel guide

Photo of Clermont in Ariege

Photo is of Montjoie-en-Couserans at 12 km from Clermont

Visit Clermont: highlights and tourist information

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Clermont is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montjoie-en-Couserans at 12 km and Saint-Girons at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Clermont, 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 Clermont in Occitanie.

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



at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Audressein guide


at 26 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 26 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Foix guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 29 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 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 35 km (direction south-east)

Not the most famous caves perhaps but the Grotte...

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 47 km (direction east)

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

See Mirepoix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Clermont


Markets in and near Clermont

  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (11km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (14km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (26km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (27km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (29km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (30km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (31km)

More information about Clermont, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Clermont, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Anglade (35km)
  • Henne Morte (36km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (38km)

Geography and distances

Clermont is in the south of France at 26 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Clermont is 652 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Clermont

Canton: Saint-Girons

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Clermont

from Foix (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 652 km

from Calais: 880 km

from Nice: 488 km

from Bordeaux: 250 km

from Strasbourg: 793 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allieres, Camarade, Castelnau-Durban, Durban-sur-Arize, Le Mas-d'Azil, Lescure, Mauvezin-de-Sainte-Croix, Montseron and Rimont.

This page in French: Visiter Clermont

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