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Mercenac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mercenac in Ariege

Photo is of Saint-Lizier at 6 km from Mercenac

Visit Mercenac: highlights and tourist information

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Mercenac is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Lizier at 6 km and Tourtouse at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mercenac, 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 Mercenac in Occitanie.

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

Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tourtouse guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Girons guide
 
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Audressein

Audressein

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Audressein guide
Martres-Tolosane

Martres-Tolosane

at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide
Cazeres

Cazeres

at 19 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide
Rieux-Volvestre

Rieux-Volvestre

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

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide
Carbonne

Carbonne

at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 40 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica...

See Valcabrere guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants - now...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Foix

Foix

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Foix guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Pamiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mercenac

 
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Markets in and near Mercenac

  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (8km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (12km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (19km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (29km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (29km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (32km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (34km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (35km)

Hotels near Mercenac

More information about Mercenac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Mercenac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (19km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (36km)
  • Gorges de la Save (40km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (47km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mercenac is in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Mercenac is 654 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mercenac

Canton: Saint-Lizier

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mercenac

from Foix (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 654 km

from Calais: 881 km

from Nice: 506 km

from Bordeaux: 240 km

from Strasbourg: 804 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagert, Barjac, Bedeille, Betchat, Caumont, Cazavet, Gajan, Lorp-Sentaraille, Montgauch, Prat-Bonrepaux, Saint-Lizier, Taurignan-Castet, Taurignan-Vieux and Tourtouse.

This page in French: Visiter Mercenac

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