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Visit Pamiers: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The largest town in Ariege, Pamiers has several notable monuments including the cathedral and the church

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Pamiers. For detailed visitor information see the Pamiers travel guide.

Pamiers is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 17 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Pamiers is 640 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Foix at 17 km and Mirepoix at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pamiers, 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 Pamiers 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 Pamiers

Markets in and near Pamiers

Market days in Pamiers: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday;

  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (13km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (15km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (19km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (23km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (27km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (27km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (29km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (32km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (36km)

More information about Pamiers, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Pamiers, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (12km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (36km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (55km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pamiers

Canton: Pamiers

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pamiers

from Foix (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 640 km

from Calais: 870 km

from Nice: 462 km

from Bordeaux: 258 km

from Strasbourg: 771 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artix, Benagues, Bezac, Bonnac, Escosse, La Tour-du-Crieu, Saint-Amans, Saint-Bauzeil, Saint-Jean-du-Falga, Saint-Victor-Rouzaud, Verniolle and Villeneuve-du-Pareage.

This page in French: Visiter Pamiers

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