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Montfa tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montfa in Ariege

Photo is of Tourtouse at 13 km from Montfa

Visit Montfa: highlights and tourist information

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Montfa is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourtouse at 13 km and Montjoie-en-Couserans at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montfa, 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 Montfa in Occitanie.

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



at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


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

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might like to visit...

See Cazeres guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque river valley, visited...

See Audressein guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Foix guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Mirepoix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montfa


Markets in and near Montfa

  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (15km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (17km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (20km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (20km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (24km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (26km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (28km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (32km)

Hotels near Montfa

More information about Montfa, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montfa, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (37km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (42km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (45km)

Geography and distances

Montfa is in the south of France at 30 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Montfa is 645 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfa

Canton: Mas-d'Azil

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montfa

from Foix (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 645 km

from Calais: 874 km

from Nice: 488 km

from Bordeaux: 244 km

from Strasbourg: 789 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camarade, Campagne-sur-Arize, Contrazy, Daumazan-sur-Arize, Mauvezin-de-Sainte-Croix and Montbrun-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Montfa

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