Les Issards tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pamiers at 11 km from Les Issards

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Les Issards 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 Les Issards in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 11 km and Mirepoix at 11 km.

Les Issards, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 16 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 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Camon guide


at 24 km (direction south-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 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Castelnaudary 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
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

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

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

See La Pomarede guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 43 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 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide


at 43 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

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Map of places to visit near Les Issards


Markets in and near Les Issards

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (11km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (22km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (25km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (26km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (32km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (36km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (36km)

More information about Les Issards, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Les Issards, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (8km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (25km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (47km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (47km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (59km)

Geography and distances

Les Issards is in the south of France at 16 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Les Issards is 644 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Issards

Canton: Pamiers-Est

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Les Issards

from Foix (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 644 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 452 km

from Bordeaux: 269 km

from Strasbourg: 769 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arvigna, Calzan, Coussa, Dun, Le Carlaret, Les Pujols, Ludies, Malleon, Manses, Rieucros, Saint-Amadou, Saint-Felix-de-Rieutord, Saint-Felix-de-Tournegat, Segura, Teilhet, Tourtrol, Vals, Vira and Vivies.

This page in French: Visiter Les Issards