Sem tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sem: highlights and tourist information

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Sem is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Sem is 680 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 10 km and Foix at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sem, 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 Sem in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Sem

Markets in and near Sem

  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (28km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (37km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (39km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (46km)

More information about Sem, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Sem, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sem.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (8km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (26km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (27km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (37km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (45km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sem

Canton: Vicdessos

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sem

from Foix (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 680 km

from Calais: 910 km

from Nice: 477 km

from Bordeaux: 285 km

from Strasbourg: 807 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alliat, Auzat, Capoulet-et-Junac, Gesties, Goulier, Illier-et-Laramade, Lapege, Lercoul, Niaux, Orus, Siguer, Suc-et-Sentenac and Vicdessos.

This page in French: Visiter Sem