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Montjoie-en-Couserans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montjoie-en-Couserans: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The tiny village of Montjoie-en-Couserans is included because it is the start point of a picturesque driving tour of the surrounding villages

Montjoie-en-Couserans is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Important note

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Girons at 2 km and Tourtouse at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montjoie-en-Couserans, 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 Montjoie-en-Couserans in Occitanie.

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

Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 2 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide
Audressein

Audressein

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Audressein guide
 
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Cazeres

Cazeres

at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide
Martres-Tolosane

Martres-Tolosane

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

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide
Rieux-Volvestre

Rieux-Volvestre

at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide
Carbonne

Carbonne

at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Foix

Foix

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Foix guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 47 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montjoie-en-Couserans

 
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Markets in and near Montjoie-en-Couserans

  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (2km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (20km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (22km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (24km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (34km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (34km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Montjoie-en-Couserans, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Montjoie-en-Couserans, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (22km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (24km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (30km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (40km)
  • Gorges de la Save (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montjoie-en-Couserans is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Montjoie-en-Couserans is 657 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montjoie-en-Couserans

Canton: Saint-Lizier

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montjoie-en-Couserans

from Foix (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 657 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 500 km

from Bordeaux: 247 km

from Strasbourg: 803 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montjoie-en-Couserans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Encourtiech, Eycheil, Gajan, Lorp-Sentaraille, Montegut-en-Couserans, Montesquieu-Avantes, Moulis, Riverenert, Saint-Girons, Saint-Lizier, Taurignan-Castet and Taurignan-Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Montjoie-en-Couserans

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