Freychenet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Freychenet in Ariege

Visit Freychenet: highlights and tourist information

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Freychenet is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Freychenet is 663 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsegur at 10 km and Foix at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Freychenet, 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 Freychenet 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 Freychenet

Markets in and near Freychenet

  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (26km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Freychenet, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Freychenet, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (26km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (18km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (31km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (34km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (40km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (44km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (44km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Freychenet

Canton: Foix-Rural

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Freychenet

from Foix (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 663 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 458 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 785 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celles, Ilhat, Leychert, Nalzen, Roquefixade, Roquefort-les-Cascades, Saint-Paul-de-Jarrat and Soula.

This page in French: Visiter Freychenet