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Photo of Dun in Ariege

Photo is of Mirepoix at 9 km from Dun

Visit Dun: highlights and tourist information

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Dun is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mirepoix at 9 km and Camon at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dun, 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 Dun in Occitanie.

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

Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Camon guide
Foix

Foix

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Foix guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
 
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Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Limoux

Limoux

at 34 km (direction east), in the Aude department

The small town of Limoux is best visited in...

See Limoux guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Castelnaudary

Castelnaudary

at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Castelnaudary guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide
Alet-les-Bains

Alet-les-Bains

at 37 km (direction east), in the Aude department

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in...

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dun

 
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Markets in and near Dun

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (9km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (29km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (30km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (34km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Dun, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Dun, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (14km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (18km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (39km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Dun is in the south of France at 17 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Dun is 649 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dun

Canton: Mirepoix

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Dun

from Foix (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 649 km

from Calais: 881 km

from Nice: 448 km

from Bordeaux: 277 km

from Strasbourg: 770 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arvigna, Besset, Calzan, Carla-de-Roquefort, Coutens, Esclagne, Les Issards, Lieurac, Limbrassac, Pradettes, Saint-Julien-de-Gras-Capou, Sautel, Tabre, Tourtrol, Ventenac, Vira and Vivies.

This page in French: Visiter Dun

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