Sainte-Croix-Volvestre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Croix-Volvestre in Ariege

Photo is of Tourtouse at 5 km from Sainte-Croix-Volvestre

Visit Sainte-Croix-Volvestre: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Croix-Volvestre 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 Sainte-Croix-Volvestre in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourtouse at 5 km and Cazeres at 12 km.

Sainte-Croix-Volvestre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 12 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide


at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
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at 15 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide


at 19 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


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Audressein guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Foix guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 49 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide

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Markets in and near Sainte-Croix-Volvestre

  • Cazeres: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (16km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (18km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (21km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (24km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Rieumes: market Thursday (32km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (34km)

More information about Sainte-Croix-Volvestre, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Croix-Volvestre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (30km)
  • Gorges de la Save (44km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (44km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Croix-Volvestre is in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Croix-Volvestre is 644 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Croix-Volvestre

Canton: Sainte-Croix-Volvestre

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sainte-Croix-Volvestre

from Foix (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 644 km

from Calais: 871 km

from Nice: 496 km

from Bordeaux: 236 km

from Strasbourg: 791 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Croix-Volvestre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fabas, Lahitere, Le Plan, Mauvezin-de-Sainte-Croix, Merigon, Montberaud and Tourtouse.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Croix-Volvestre


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