Ganac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ganac in Ariege

Photo is of Chateau de Foix at 4 km from Ganac

Visit Ganac: highlights and tourist information

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Ganac 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 Ganac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Foix at 4 km and Foix at 4 km.

Ganac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Foix guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely far-reaching views...

See Montsegur guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Camon guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Audressein guide


at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Ganac


Markets in and near Ganac

  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (13km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (30km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (31km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (32km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Ganac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Ganac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (28km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (31km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (38km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (41km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (55km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (55km)

Geography and distances

Ganac is in the south of France at 4 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Ganac is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ganac

Canton: Foix-Rural

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ganac

from Foix (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 890 km

from Nice: 469 km

from Bordeaux: 271 km

from Strasbourg: 789 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benac, Brassac, Cos, Ferrieres-sur-Ariege, Foix, Montoulieu, Prayols, Saint-Martin-de-Caralp, Saint-Pierre-de-Riviere, Serres-sur-Arget and Vernajoul.

This page in French: Visiter Ganac