Nescus tourism and travel guide

Photo of Nescus in Ariege

Photo is of Chateau de Foix at 14 km from Nescus

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Nescus is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Nescus in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Foix at 14 km and Foix at 14 km.

Nescus, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Foix guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
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at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees,...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Audressein guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide


at 35 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


at 37 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 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide

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Map of places to visit near Nescus


Markets in and near Nescus

  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (2km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (24km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (29km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (32km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (34km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (35km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Nescus, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Nescus, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (1km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (31km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (35km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (42km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (51km)

Geography and distances

Nescus is in the south of France at 14 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Nescus is 656 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nescus

Canton: Bastide-de-Sérou

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Nescus

from Foix (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 478 km

from Bordeaux: 261 km

from Strasbourg: 791 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allieres, Alzen, Burret, Cadarcet, Esplas-de-Serou, La Bastide-de-Serou, Larbont, Le Bosc, Montagagne, Montels, Sentenac-de-Serou and Suzan.

This page in French: Visiter Nescus


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