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Le Peyrat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Peyrat in Ariege

Photo is of Camon at 8 km from Le Peyrat

Visit Le Peyrat: highlights and tourist information

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Le Peyrat is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Camon at 8 km and Montsegur at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Peyrat, 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 Le Peyrat in Occitanie.

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

Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Camon guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montsegur guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
 
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Quillan

Quillan

at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide
Foix

Foix

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 26 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Limoux

Limoux

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

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

See Limoux guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Alet-les-Bains

Alet-les-Bains

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

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

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

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

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 Le Peyrat

 
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Markets in and near Le Peyrat

  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (6km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (15km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (26km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (36km)

Hotels near Le Peyrat

More information about Le Peyrat, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Le Peyrat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (45km)
  • 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 (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (57km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (57km)

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 (43km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (43km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (46km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (47km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (63km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Peyrat is in the south of France at 25 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Le Peyrat is 657 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Peyrat

Canton: Mirepoix

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Peyrat

from Foix (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 657 km

from Calais: 889 km

from Nice: 440 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 771 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Peyrat 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, La Bastide-sur-l'Hers, Laroque-d'Olmes, Lavelanet, Leran, Lesparrou, Montbel, Regat, Saint-Jean-d'Aigues-Vives, Sainte-Colombe-sur-l'Hers and Tabre.

This page in French: Visiter Le Peyrat

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