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Orlu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orlu: highlights and tourist information

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Orlu is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Orlu is 685 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 4 km and Montsegur at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orlu, 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 Orlu in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Orlu


Markets in and near Orlu

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (23km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (38km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (43km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (45km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (46km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (47km)

More information about Orlu, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Orlu, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (29km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (27km)
  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Sisca (16km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (17km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (17km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (23km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (30km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orlu

Canton: Ax-les-Thermes

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Orlu

from Foix (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 685 km

from Calais: 917 km

from Nice: 450 km

from Bordeaux: 309 km

from Strasbourg: 797 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ascou, Ax-les-Thermes, Ignaux, Merens-les-Vals, Orgeix, Savignac-les-Ormeaux and Sorgeat.

This page in French: Visiter Orlu

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