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Lescure tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lescure in Ariege

Photo is of Montjoie-en-Couserans at 7 km from Lescure

Visit Lescure: highlights and tourist information

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Lescure is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montjoie-en-Couserans at 7 km and Saint-Girons at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lescure, 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 Lescure in Occitanie.

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



at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque...

See Audressein guide


at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide


at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make...

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie workshops...

See Martres-Tolosane guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Foix guide


at 33 km (direction east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century,...

See Carbonne guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Montsegur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lescure


Markets in and near Lescure

  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (8km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (15km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (26km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (27km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (32km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (34km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)

More information about Lescure, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Lescure, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque d'Anglade (30km)
  • Henne Morte (31km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (36km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (61km)

Geography and distances

Lescure is in the south of France at 30 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Lescure is 657 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lescure

Canton: Saint-Girons

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lescure

from Foix (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 657 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 494 km

from Bordeaux: 251 km

from Strasbourg: 799 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clermont, Encourtiech, Montesquieu-Avantes, Rimont and Riverenert.

This page in French: Visiter Lescure

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