Gourbit tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gourbit in Ariege

Photo is of Grotte de Lombrives at 7 km from Gourbit

Visit Gourbit: highlights and tourist information

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Gourbit 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 Gourbit in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 7 km and Chateau de Foix at 15 km.

Gourbit, France: places to visit and attractions

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 east-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Foix

Foix

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Foix guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 25 km (direction east)

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

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Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Camon guide
Audressein

Audressein

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Audressein guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide
Rieux-Volvestre

Rieux-Volvestre

at 53 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

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Markets in and near Gourbit

  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (21km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (33km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (35km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (39km)

More information about Gourbit, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Gourbit, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (16km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (30km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (32km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (33km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (49km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gourbit is in the south of France at 15 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Gourbit is 671 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gourbit

Canton: Tarascon-sur-Ariège

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gourbit

from Foix (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 671 km

from Calais: 902 km

from Nice: 474 km

from Bordeaux: 279 km

from Strasbourg: 800 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alliat, Arignac, Bedeilhac-et-Aynat, Capoulet-et-Junac, Genat, Lapege, Miglos, Niaux, Quie, Rabat-les-Trois-Seigneurs, Saurat, Surba and Tarascon-sur-Ariege.

This page in French: Visiter Gourbit