Saint-Jean-de-Verges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Verges in Ariege

Photo is of Foix at 5 km from Saint-Jean-de-Verges

Visit Saint-Jean-de-Verges: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-Verges 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 Saint-Jean-de-Verges in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Foix at 5 km and Chateau de Foix at 5 km.

Saint-Jean-de-Verges, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 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 5 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Pamiers guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 24 km (direction east-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 36 km (direction west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better known...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 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 43 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 44 km (direction 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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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Verges

  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (15km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (23km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (25km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (27km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (29km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (36km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Verges, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Verges, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (29km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (36km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (46km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Verges is in the south of France at 5 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Verges is 652 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Verges

Canton: Foix-Rural

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Verges

from Foix (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 652 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 464 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 781 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-de-Verges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arabaux, Cos, Coussa, Crampagna, Dalou, Foix, Gudas, Loubens, Loubieres, Pradieres, Rieux-de-Pelleport, Saint-Felix-de-Rieutord, Saint-Martin-de-Caralp, Saint-Pierre-de-Riviere, Varilhes and Vernajoul.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Verges