Saurat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saurat in Ariege

Photo is of Grotte de Lombrives at 9 km from Saurat

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Saurat 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 Saurat in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 9 km and Chateau de Foix at 11 km.

Saurat, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Foix

Foix

at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Foix guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 25 km (direction east)

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely...

See Montsegur guide
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Pamiers

Pamiers

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide
Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of...

See Camon guide
Tourtouse

Tourtouse

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide
Audressein

Audressein

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Audressein guide
Rieux-Volvestre

Rieux-Volvestre

at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide

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Markets in and near Saurat

  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (17km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (27km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (33km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (34km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (36km)

More information about Saurat, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Saurat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (20km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (32km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (33km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (36km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (51km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saurat is in the south of France at 12 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Saurat is 668 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saurat

Canton: Tarascon-sur-Ariège

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saurat

from Foix (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 668 km

from Calais: 898 km

from Nice: 473 km

from Bordeaux: 276 km

from Strasbourg: 796 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saurat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arignac, Bedeilhac-et-Aynat, Gourbit, Quie, Rabat-les-Trois-Seigneurs, Surba and Tarascon-sur-Ariege.

This page in French: Visiter Saurat

 
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