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Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais in Ariege

Photo is of Audressein at 8 km from Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais

Visit Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Audressein at 8 km and Saint-Lizier at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais, 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-Jean-du-Castillonnais in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Audressein guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-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


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Bagneres-de-Luchon is one of the nicest of the 'belle-epoque' spa towns...

See Bagneres-de-Luchon guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide
Col de Peyresourde

Col de Peyresourde

Scenery at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

The Col de Peyresourde is a mountain pass in the...

See Col de Peyresourde guide


at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Hautes-Pyrenees department

Deep in the Pyrenees on a small river, Arreau...

See Arreau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais

  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (18km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (19km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (25km)
  • Loures-Barousse: market Friday (28km)
  • Bagneres-de-Luchon: market every day - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Montrejeau: market Monday (33km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (33km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (37km)

More information about Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (7km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (32km)
  • Gorges de la Save (40km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (40km)
  • Lac d'Oo (42km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (49km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais is in the south of France at 55 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais is 667 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais

Canton: Castillon-en-Couserans

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Jean-du-Castillonnais

from Foix (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 667 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 520 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 820 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antras, Argein, Aucazein, Augirein, Balacet, Buzan, Fougaron, Galey, Herran, Illartein, Orgibet, Portet-d'Aspet, Saint-Lary, Uchentein and Villeneuve.

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