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Merigon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Merigon in Ariege

Photo is of Tourtouse at 6 km from Merigon

Visit Merigon: highlights and tourist information

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Merigon is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourtouse at 6 km and Montjoie-en-Couserans at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Merigon, 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 Merigon in Occitanie.

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



at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 10 km (direction south-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 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 16 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might...

See Cazeres guide


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

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval...

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


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

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide


at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Audressein guide


at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide


at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

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

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Foix guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Merigon


Markets in and near Merigon

  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (12km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (17km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (19km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (21km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (24km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (25km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (35km)

More information about Merigon, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Merigon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (22km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (30km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (40km)
  • Gorges de la Save (46km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (47km)

Geography and distances

Merigon is in the south of France at 36 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Merigon is 648 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Merigon

Canton: Sainte-Croix-Volvestre

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Merigon

from Foix (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 648 km

from Calais: 876 km

from Nice: 495 km

from Bordeaux: 241 km

from Strasbourg: 794 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barjac, Contrazy, Lahitere, Lasserre, Mauvezin-de-Sainte-Croix, Montardit, Montbrun-Bocage, Sainte-Croix-Volvestre and Tourtouse.

This page in French: Visiter Merigon

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