Mercus-Garrabet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grotte de Lombrives at 6 km from Mercus-Garrabet

Visit Mercus-Garrabet: highlights and tourist information

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Mercus-Garrabet 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 Mercus-Garrabet in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 6 km and Chateau de Foix at 10 km.

Mercus-Garrabet, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Foix guide


at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Montsegur guide
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at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Camon guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


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

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 45 km (direction east), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to...

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at 45 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide

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Map of places to visit near Mercus-Garrabet


Markets in and near Mercus-Garrabet

  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (22km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (25km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (31km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (39km)

More information about Mercus-Garrabet, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Mercus-Garrabet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (21km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (24km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (25km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (33km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (39km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (46km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (46km)

Geography and distances

Mercus-Garrabet is in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Mercus-Garrabet is 667 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mercus-Garrabet

Canton: Tarascon-sur-Ariège

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mercus-Garrabet

from Foix (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 667 km

from Calais: 897 km

from Nice: 465 km

from Bordeaux: 280 km

from Strasbourg: 792 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Mercus-Garrabet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arignac, Arnave, Bedeilhac-et-Aynat, Bompas, Cazenave-Serres-et-Allens, Celles, Montoulieu, Prayols, Quie, Saint-Paul-de-Jarrat, Surba, Tarascon-sur-Ariege and Ussat.

This page in French: Visiter Mercus-Garrabet


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