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La Bastide-sur-l'Hers tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Bastide-sur-l'Hers in Ariege

Photo is of Camon at 9 km from La Bastide-sur-l'Hers

Visit La Bastide-sur-l'Hers: highlights and tourist information

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La Bastide-sur-l'Hers is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Camon at 9 km and Montsegur at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Bastide-sur-l'Hers, 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 La Bastide-sur-l'Hers in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Camon guide


at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montsegur guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

The small town of Limoux is best visited in...

See Limoux guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 28 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 33 km (direction 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 La Bastide-sur-l'Hers


Markets in and near La Bastide-sur-l'Hers

  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (6km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (15km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (27km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (36km)

Hotels near La Bastide-sur-l'Hers

More information about La Bastide-sur-l'Hers, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near La Bastide-sur-l'Hers, France

What to do at La Bastide-sur-l'Hers? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Bastide-sur-l'Hers.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (46km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (58km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (6km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (27km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (42km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (44km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (44km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (46km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (46km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (63km)

Geography and distances

La Bastide-sur-l'Hers is in the south of France at 25 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: La Bastide-sur-l'Hers is 657 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bastide-sur-l'Hers

Canton: Mirepoix

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Bastide-sur-l'Hers

from Foix (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 657 km

from Calais: 889 km

from Nice: 441 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 772 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Bastide-sur-l'Hers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigues-Vives, Belesta, Benaix, Dreuilhe, Esclagne, Laroque-d'Olmes, Lavelanet, Le Peyrat, Leran, Lesparrou, Montbel, Regat, Saint-Jean-d'Aigues-Vives, Sainte-Colombe-sur-l'Hers and Tabre.

This page in French: Visiter La Bastide-sur-l'Hers

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