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Contrazy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Contrazy in Ariege

Photo is of Montjoie-en-Couserans at 8 km from Contrazy

Visit Contrazy: highlights and tourist information

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Contrazy is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montjoie-en-Couserans at 8 km and Tourtouse at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Contrazy, 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 Contrazy in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Audressein guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide


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

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

See Carbonne guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

The chateau de Foix is an impressive medieval castle...

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Foix guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide

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

Map of places to visit near Contrazy


Markets in and near Contrazy

  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (10km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (18km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (20km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (21km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (26km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (28km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Contrazy, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Contrazy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (30km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (37km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (43km)
  • Gorges de la Save (49km)

Geography and distances

Contrazy is in the south of France at 34 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Contrazy is 650 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Contrazy

Canton: Sainte-Croix-Volvestre

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Contrazy

from Foix (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 879 km

from Nice: 495 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 796 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camarade, Lasserre, Mauvezin-de-Sainte-Croix, Merigon, Montardit, Montesquieu-Avantes and Montfa.

This page in French: Visiter Contrazy

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