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Gesties tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gesties in Ariege

Photo is of Grotte de Lombrives at 7 km from Gesties

Visit Gesties: highlights and tourist information

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Gesties is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 7 km and Chateau de Foix at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Gesties, 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 Gesties in Occitanie.

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

Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Foix

Foix

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Foix guide
 
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Montsegur

Montsegur

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Camon guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
Audressein

Audressein

at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Audressein guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 51 km (direction 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 51 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide

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

Map of places to visit near Gesties

 
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Markets in and near Gesties

  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (29km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (30km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (33km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (43km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (43km)

Hotels near Gesties

More information about Gesties, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Gesties, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (12km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (23km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (31km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (33km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (41km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gesties is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Gesties is 680 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gesties

Canton: Vicdessos

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gesties

from Foix (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 680 km

from Calais: 910 km

from Nice: 473 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 805 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alliat, Capoulet-et-Junac, Goulier, Illier-et-Laramade, Lapege, Larnat, Lercoul, Miglos, Niaux, Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains, Orus, Sem and Siguer.

This page in French: Visiter Gesties

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