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Garanou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Garanou in Ariege

Photo is of Ax-les-Thermes at 9 km from Garanou

Visit Garanou: highlights and tourist information

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Garanou is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 9 km and Grotte de Lombrives at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Garanou, 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 Garanou in Occitanie.

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

Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Foix

Foix

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Foix guide
 
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Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Camon guide
Quillan

Quillan

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

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

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

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

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 45 km (direction east), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

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

Alet-les-Bains

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but be...

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Garanou

 
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Markets in and near Garanou

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (21km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (37km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (38km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (43km)

Hotels near Garanou

More information about Garanou, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Garanou, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (37km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Sisca (18km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (21km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (25km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (30km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (30km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Garanou is in the south of France at 25 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Garanou is 679 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Garanou

Canton: Cabannes

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Garanou

from Foix (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 679 km

from Calais: 910 km

from Nice: 459 km

from Bordeaux: 296 km

from Strasbourg: 797 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albies, Appy, Axiat, Bestiac, Caussou, Caychax, Lassur, Les Cabannes, Lordat, Luzenac, Pech, Perles-et-Castelet, Savignac-les-Ormeaux, Senconac, Tignac, Unac, Urs, Vaychis, Vebre, Verdun and Vernaux.

This page in French: Visiter Garanou

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