Cos tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cos in Ariege

Visit Cos: highlights and tourist information

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Cos is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 3 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Cos is 656 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Foix at 3 km and Pamiers at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cos, 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 Cos 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 Cos

Markets in and near Cos

  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (12km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (28km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (28km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (31km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (31km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Cos, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Cos, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (31km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (31km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (41km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cos

Canton: Foix-Rural

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Cos

from Foix (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 886 km

from Nice: 468 km

from Bordeaux: 269 km

from Strasbourg: 786 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arabaux, Baulou, Benac, Brassac, Cadarcet, Crampagna, Ferrieres-sur-Ariege, Foix, Ganac, Loubieres, Prayols, Saint-Jean-de-Verges, Saint-Martin-de-Caralp, Saint-Pierre-de-Riviere, Serres-sur-Arget and Vernajoul.

This page in French: Visiter Cos