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Pailhes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pailhes in Ariege

Photo is of Pamiers at 14 km from Pailhes

Visit Pailhes: highlights and tourist information

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Pailhes is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 14 km and Chateau de Foix at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pailhes, 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 Pailhes in Occitanie.

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



at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Foix guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide


at 31 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
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque river...

See Audressein guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pailhes


Markets in and near Pailhes

  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (10km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (18km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (21km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (28km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (28km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (29km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (32km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (33km)

More information about Pailhes, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Pailhes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (43km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (46km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (46km)

Geography and distances

Pailhes is in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Pailhes is 644 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pailhes

Canton: Fossat

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pailhes

from Foix (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 644 km

from Calais: 873 km

from Nice: 475 km

from Bordeaux: 252 km

from Strasbourg: 781 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigues-Juntes, Artigat, Carla-Bayle, Casteras, Cazaux, Gabre, Lanoux, Les Bordes-sur-Arize, Lescousse, Madiere, Monesple, Montegut-Plantaurel, Sabarat and Saint-Michel.

This page in French: Visiter Pailhes

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