Mirepoix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mirepoix in Ariege

Visit Mirepoix: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town that is the highlight for visitors

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Mirepoix. For detailed visitor information see the Mirepoix travel guide.

Mirepoix is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 26 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Mirepoix is 642 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 22 km and Montsegur at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mirepoix, 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 Mirepoix in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Mirepoix

Markets in and near Mirepoix

Market days in Mirepoix: weekly market: Thursday & Monday;

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (0km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (17km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (21km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (24km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (26km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (28km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (29km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)

More information about Mirepoix, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Mirepoix, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mirepoix.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (12km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (21km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (39km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (42km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mirepoix

Canton: Mirepoix

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Mirepoix

from Foix (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 642 km

from Calais: 874 km

from Nice: 441 km

from Bordeaux: 276 km

from Strasbourg: 761 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besset, Cazals-Des-Bayles, Coutens, La Bastide-de-Bousignac, Lagarde, Malegoude, Manses, Moulin-Neuf, Roumengoux, Saint-Gauderic, Saint-Julien-de-Gras-Capou, Saint-Quentin-la-Tour and Sainte-Foi.

This page in French: Visiter Mirepoix