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Montaut tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pamiers at 8 km from Montaut

Visit Montaut: highlights and tourist information

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Montaut is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 8 km and Mirepoix at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montaut, 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 Montaut in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Castelnaudary guide


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

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

See Camon guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

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

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

See La Pomarede guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


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

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

See Revel guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montaut


Markets in and near Montaut

  • Mazeres: market Thursday (8km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (8km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (22km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (22km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (24km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (26km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (26km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (29km)
  • Venerque: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Montaut, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montaut, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (10km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (39km)

Geography and distances

Montaut is in the south of France at 25 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Montaut is 633 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montaut

Canton: Saverdun

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montaut

from Foix (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 633 km

from Calais: 863 km

from Nice: 458 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 763 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bezac, Bonnac, La Bastide-de-Lordat, Le Vernet, Saverdun, Tremoulet and Villeneuve-du-Pareage.

This page in French: Visiter Montaut

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