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Orgeix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orgeix in Ariege

Photo is of Ax-les-Thermes at 3 km from Orgeix

Visit Orgeix: highlights and tourist information

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Orgeix is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 3 km and Montsegur at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orgeix, 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 Orgeix in Occitanie.

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

Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better known...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montsegur guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part...

See Quillan guide
 
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Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Foix

Foix

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Camon guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become...

See Mosset guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

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

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified...

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 43 km (direction east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains...

See Molitg-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Orgeix

 
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Markets in and near Orgeix

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (39km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (42km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (48km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (49km)

More information about Orgeix, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Orgeix, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (30km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (29km)
  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Sisca (16km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (19km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (19km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (23km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (31km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Orgeix is in the south of France at 36 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Orgeix is 685 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orgeix

Canton: Ax-les-Thermes

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Orgeix

from Foix (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 685 km

from Calais: 916 km

from Nice: 452 km

from Bordeaux: 307 km

from Strasbourg: 797 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ascou, Ax-les-Thermes, Ignaux, Merens-les-Vals, Orlu, Savignac-les-Ormeaux, Sorgeat, Tignac and Vaychis.

This page in French: Visiter Orgeix

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