Orus tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orus in Ariege

Visit Orus: highlights and tourist information

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Orus is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Orus is 679 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 10 km and Foix at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orus, 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 Orus 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 Orus

Markets in and near Orus

  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (27km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (32km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (37km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (37km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (45km)

More information about Orus, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Orus, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Orus.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (9km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (26km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (28km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (37km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (47km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orus

Canton: Vicdessos

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Orus

from Foix (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 679 km

from Calais: 909 km

from Nice: 478 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 806 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzat, Genat, Gesties, Goulier, Illier-et-Laramade, Lapege, Lercoul, Sem, Siguer, Suc-et-Sentenac and Vicdessos.

This page in French: Visiter Orus