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Lercoul tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lercoul in Ariege

Photo is of Grotte de Lombrives at 8 km from Lercoul

Visit Lercoul: highlights and tourist information

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Lercoul is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 8 km and Chateau de Foix at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lercoul, 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 Lercoul in Occitanie.

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

Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Foix guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montsegur guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the...

See Saint-Lizier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Camon guide


at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Audressein guide


at 50 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 62 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might like to visit...

See Cazeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lercoul


Markets in and near Lercoul

  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (29km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (31km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (35km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (41km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (44km)

More information about Lercoul, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Lercoul, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (10km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (25km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (29km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (35km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (43km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (43km)

Geography and distances

Lercoul is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Lercoul is 680 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lercoul

Canton: Vicdessos

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lercoul

from Foix (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 680 km

from Calais: 910 km

from Nice: 475 km

from Bordeaux: 286 km

from Strasbourg: 806 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alliat, Auzat, Capoulet-et-Junac, Genat, Gesties, Goulier, Illier-et-Laramade, Lapege, Miglos, Niaux, Orus, Sem, Siguer, Suc-et-Sentenac and Vicdessos.

This page in French: Visiter Lercoul

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