Galey tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Audressein at 9 km from Galey

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Galey is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Galey in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Audressein at 9 km and Saint-Lizier at 20 km.

Galey, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east)

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque river valley, visited for the...

See Audressein guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees, Saint-Lizier is...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica of Saint-Just...

See Valcabrere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants - now it has...

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at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie workshops...

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at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque' spa towns that developed in...

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at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might like to visit the Church...

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Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Col de Peyresourde is a mountain pass in the pyrenees, which often forms...

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at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make Rieux-Volvestre an...

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at 45 km (direction west), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau is a delightful small town...

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at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide

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Markets in and near Galey

  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (19km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (25km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (27km)
  • Bagneres-de-Luchon: market every day - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (32km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (34km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (38km)

More information about Galey, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Galey, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (6km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (32km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (39km)
  • Gorges de la Save (39km)
  • Lac d'Oo (41km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (50km)

Geography and distances

Galey is in the south of France at 56 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Galey is 668 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Galey

Canton: Castillon-en-Couserans

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Galey

from Foix (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 668 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 521 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 821 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aucazein, Augirein, Balacet, Buzan, Fougaron, Herran, Illartein, Orgibet, Portet-d'Aspet, Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais, Saint-Lary and Villeneuve.

This page in French: Visiter Galey