Lescousse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lescousse in Ariege

Photo is of Pamiers at 9 km from Lescousse

Visit Lescousse: highlights and tourist information

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Lescousse 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 Lescousse in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 9 km and Foix at 22 km.

Lescousse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

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

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 28 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
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at 28 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 30 km (direction east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees,...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Camon guide


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

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

See Castelnaudary guide

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Map of places to visit near Lescousse


Markets in and near Lescousse

  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (10km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (17km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (17km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (19km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (22km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (29km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (30km)
  • Venerque: market Thursday (32km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (32km)

More information about Lescousse, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Lescousse, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (44km)

Geography and distances

Lescousse is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Lescousse is 637 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lescousse

Canton: Pamiers-Ouest

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lescousse

from Foix (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 637 km

from Calais: 867 km

from Nice: 469 km

from Bordeaux: 251 km

from Strasbourg: 773 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artigat, Bezac, Brie, Durfort, Escosse, Esplas, Madiere, Monesple, Pailhes, Saint-Amans, Saint-Martin-d'Oydes, Saint-Michel and Unzent.

This page in French: Visiter Lescousse


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