Saint-Lizier tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees, Saint-Lizier is very picturesque and also has a cathedral and other notable monuments

Saint-Lizier 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-Lizier. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Lizier travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Saint-Lizier include "most beautiful village".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Girons at 2 km and Tourtouse at 10 km.

Saint-Lizier, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 2 km (direction east)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 2 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Girons guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tourtouse guide
Audressein

Audressein

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Cazeres

Cazeres

at 24 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 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

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Rieux-Volvestre

Rieux-Volvestre

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

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Carbonne

Carbonne

at 33 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 44 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 45 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 46 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

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Markets in and near Saint-Lizier

  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (2km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (18km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (24km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (24km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (35km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (35km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (35km)

More information about Saint-Lizier, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Lizier, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (22km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (31km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (41km)
  • Gorges de la Save (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Lizier is in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Saint-Lizier is 657 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Lizier

Canton: Saint-Lizier

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Lizier

from Foix (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 657 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 502 km

from Bordeaux: 246 km

from Strasbourg: 804 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caumont, Encourtiech, Eycheil, Gajan, Lorp-Sentaraille, Mercenac, Montegut-en-Couserans, Montesquieu-Avantes, Montgauch, Montjoie-en-Couserans, Moulis, Saint-Girons, Taurignan-Castet and Taurignan-Vieux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Lizier

 
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