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Monestrol tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monestrol in Haute-Garonne

Photo is of Castelnaudary at 23 km from Monestrol

Visit Monestrol: highlights and tourist information

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Monestrol is situated in the Haute-Garonne department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnaudary at 23 km and La Pomarede at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Monestrol, 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 Monestrol in Occitanie.

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



at 23 km (direction east), in the Aude department

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if...

See La Pomarede guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Pamiers guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of...

See Revel guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Tarn department

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds...

See Soreze guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive...

See Toulouse guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Carbonne guide


at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Aude department

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the...

See Saissac guide


at 41 km (direction south), in the Ariege department

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 41 km (direction south), in the Ariege department

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Tarn department

Lavaur is a pretty red brick town in the Tarn department of...

See Lavaur guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Garonne

Map of places to visit near Monestrol


Markets in and near Monestrol

  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (8km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (14km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (15km)
  • Venerque: market Thursday (21km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (23km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (23km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Castanet-Tolosan: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Saint-Orens-de-Gameville: market Saturday (27km)

Hotels near Monestrol

More information about Monestrol, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Monestrol, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (22km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (28km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (34km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (35km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (50km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Monestrol is in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Toulouse, the department capital (general information: Monestrol is 616 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monestrol

Canton: Nailloux

Arrondissement: Toulouse

Department: Haute-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 31560

Distance to Monestrol

from Toulouse (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 616 km

from Calais: 847 km

from Nice: 453 km

from Bordeaux: 245 km

from Strasbourg: 749 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauteville, Caignac, Calmont, Fajac-la-Relenque, Gibel, Lagarde, Marquein, Montclar-Lauragais, Montgeard, Nailloux, Renneville and Seyre.

This page in French: Visiter Monestrol

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