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Saint-Girons tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Girons: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide To Visit Attractions

France This Way comment: Saint-Girons is a quiet town, a perfect chance to see an unspoiled local town typical of this region

Saint-Girons is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Important note

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montjoie-en-Couserans at 2 km and Audressein at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Girons, 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 Saint-Girons in Occitanie.

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

Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 2 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Audressein

Audressein

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

Audressein is a very small village in a picturesque river valley, visited...

See Audressein guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide
 
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Cazeres

Cazeres

at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Cazeres is not a tourist town, but you might like to visit...

See Cazeres guide
Martres-Tolosane

Martres-Tolosane

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

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide
Rieux-Volvestre

Rieux-Volvestre

at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide
Carbonne

Carbonne

at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Foix

Foix

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Foix guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 46 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Valcabrere deserves a visit because of the very lovely roman style basilica...

See Valcabrere guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants - now...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Girons

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Girons

Market days in Saint-Girons: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (0km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (20km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (23km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (26km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (36km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (36km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (36km)

Hotels near Saint-Girons

More information about Saint-Girons, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Girons, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (23km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (29km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (39km)
  • Gorges de la Save (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Girons is in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Saint-Girons is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Girons

Canton: Saint-Girons

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Girons

from Foix (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 887 km

from Nice: 502 km

from Bordeaux: 248 km

from Strasbourg: 805 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Girons from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caumont, Encourtiech, Erp, Eycheil, Gajan, Lacourt, Lorp-Sentaraille, Montegut-en-Couserans, Montesquieu-Avantes, Montgauch, Montjoie-en-Couserans, Moulis, Saint-Lizier, Taurignan-Castet and Taurignan-Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Girons

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