Saint-Ybars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Ybars in Ariege

Photo is of Carbonne at 14 km from Saint-Ybars

Visit Saint-Ybars: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Ybars 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-Ybars in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carbonne at 14 km and Rieux-Volvestre at 15 km.

Saint-Ybars, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 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


at 15 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pamiers guide


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

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

See Cazeres guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


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

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide


at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Foix guide


at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive...

See Toulouse guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Audressein guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Ybars


Markets in and near Saint-Ybars

  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (5km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (15km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (15km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (15km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Venerque: market Thursday (22km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (24km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (24km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (25km)
  • Muret: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Saint-Ybars, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ybars, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (31km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (40km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (41km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (47km)
  • Henne Morte (51km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (58km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Ybars is in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ybars is 629 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ybars

Canton: Fossat

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Ybars

from Foix (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 629 km

from Calais: 858 km

from Nice: 477 km

from Bordeaux: 237 km

from Strasbourg: 771 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canens, Castagnac, Durfort, Lapeyrere, Lezat-sur-Leze, Massabrac, Sainte-Suzanne, Sieuras and Villeneuve-du-Latou.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Ybars