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Lapenne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pamiers at 12 km from Lapenne

Visit Lapenne: highlights and tourist information

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Lapenne is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 12 km and Mirepoix at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lapenne, 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 Lapenne in Occitanie.

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



at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Camon guide


at 23 km (direction 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 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Castelnaudary guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 33 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
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Aude department

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to...

See Limoux guide


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

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of...

See Revel guide


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

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the...

See Saissac guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known...

See Montolieu guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds...

See Soreze guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lapenne


Markets in and near Lapenne

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (12km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (17km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (25km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (28km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (30km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (31km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (32km)

Hotels near Lapenne

More information about Lapenne, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Lapenne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (0km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (31km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (50km)

Geography and distances

Lapenne is in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Lapenne is 637 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lapenne

Canton: Mirepoix

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lapenne

from Foix (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 637 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 450 km

from Bordeaux: 265 km

from Strasbourg: 762 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belpech, Gaudies, La Bastide-de-Lordat, Le Carlaret, Ludies, Manses, Plaigne, Saint-Amadou, Saint-Felix-de-Tournegat, Teilhet, Tremoulet and Vals.

This page in French: Visiter Lapenne

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