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Dalou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dalou in Ariege

Photo is of Foix at 8 km from Dalou

Visit Dalou: highlights and tourist information

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Dalou is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Foix at 8 km and Chateau de Foix at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dalou, 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 Dalou in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle...

See Montsegur guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Camon guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


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

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port...

See Castelnaudary guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees,...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval...

See Rieux-Volvestre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dalou


Markets in and near Dalou

  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (18km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (20km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (23km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (24km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (28km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (36km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (37km)

More information about Dalou, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Dalou, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (28km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (39km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (49km)

Geography and distances

Dalou is in the south of France at 8 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Dalou is 650 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dalou

Canton: Varilhes

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Dalou

from Foix (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 880 km

from Nice: 461 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 777 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arabaux, Benagues, Coussa, Crampagna, Gudas, Loubieres, Malleon, Rieux-de-Pelleport, Saint-Bauzeil, Saint-Felix-de-Rieutord, Saint-Jean-de-Verges, Saint-Jean-du-Falga, Segura, Varilhes, Vernajoul and Verniolle.

This page in French: Visiter Dalou

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