Rieux-de-Pelleport tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rieux-de-Pelleport in Ariege

Photo is of Pamiers at 7 km from Rieux-de-Pelleport

Visit Rieux-de-Pelleport: highlights and tourist information

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Rieux-de-Pelleport is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Rieux-de-Pelleport in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pamiers at 7 km and Foix at 10 km.

Rieux-de-Pelleport, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction )

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

See Pamiers guide


at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Camon guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide

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Map of places to visit near Rieux-de-Pelleport


Markets in and near Rieux-de-Pelleport

  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (16km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (20km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (22km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (22km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (31km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (32km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (34km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Rieux-de-Pelleport, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Rieux-de-Pelleport, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (32km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (40km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (50km)

Geography and distances

Rieux-de-Pelleport is in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Rieux-de-Pelleport is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rieux-de-Pelleport

Canton: Varilhes

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Rieux-de-Pelleport

from Foix (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 878 km

from Nice: 463 km

from Bordeaux: 264 km

from Strasbourg: 777 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Rieux-de-Pelleport from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artix, Benagues, Coussa, Crampagna, Dalou, Gudas, La Tour-du-Crieu, Loubens, Loubieres, Saint-Bauzeil, Saint-Felix-de-Rieutord, Saint-Jean-de-Verges, Saint-Jean-du-Falga, Saint-Victor-Rouzaud, Varilhes and Verniolle.

This page in French: Visiter Rieux-de-Pelleport