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Escosse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Escosse in Ariege

Photo is of Pamiers at 5 km from Escosse

Visit Escosse: highlights and tourist information

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Escosse is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 5 km and Foix at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Escosse, 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 Escosse in Occitanie.

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



at 5 km (direction east)

The largest town in Ariege, Pamiers has several notable...

See Pamiers guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

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

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Camon guide


at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Escosse


Markets in and near Escosse

  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (12km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (16km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (17km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (23km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (26km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (27km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (32km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (33km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (33km)

Hotels near Escosse

More information about Escosse, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Escosse, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (17km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (40km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (52km)

Geography and distances

Escosse is in the south of France at 18 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Escosse is 640 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escosse

Canton: Pamiers-Ouest

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Escosse

from Foix (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 640 km

from Calais: 870 km

from Nice: 466 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 773 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benagues, Bezac, Bonnac, Lescousse, Madiere, Pamiers, Saint-Amans, Saint-Bauzeil, Saint-Jean-du-Falga, Saint-Martin-d'Oydes, Saint-Michel, Saint-Victor-Rouzaud and Unzent.

This page in French: Visiter Escosse

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