La Tour-du-Crieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Tour-du-Crieu in Ariege

Photo is of Pamiers at 3 km from La Tour-du-Crieu

Visit La Tour-du-Crieu: highlights and tourist information

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La Tour-du-Crieu 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 La Tour-du-Crieu in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 3 km and Foix at 16 km.

La Tour-du-Crieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Camon guide


at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century, Carbonne was rebuilt...

See Carbonne guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if...

See La Pomarede guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide

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Map of places to visit near La Tour-du-Crieu


Markets in and near La Tour-du-Crieu

  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (15km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (16km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (18km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (21km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (30km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (31km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (32km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (33km)

More information about La Tour-du-Crieu, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near La Tour-du-Crieu, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (9km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (32km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (47km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (54km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (56km)

Geography and distances

La Tour-du-Crieu is in the south of France at 16 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: La Tour-du-Crieu is 642 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Tour-du-Crieu

Canton: Pamiers-Est

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Tour-du-Crieu

from Foix (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 642 km

from Calais: 872 km

from Nice: 459 km

from Bordeaux: 262 km

from Strasbourg: 770 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Tour-du-Crieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benagues, Coussa, La Bastide-de-Lordat, Le Carlaret, Les Pujols, Ludies, Pamiers, Rieux-de-Pelleport, Saint-Amadou, Saint-Jean-du-Falga, Tremoulet, Verniolle and Villeneuve-du-Pareage.

This page in French: Visiter La Tour-du-Crieu


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