Soula tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Foix at 7 km from Soula

Visit Soula: highlights and tourist information

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Soula 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 Soula in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Foix at 7 km and Chateau de Foix at 8 km.

Soula, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
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at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Camon guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 41 km (direction east), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your...

See Quillan guide


at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to...

See Limoux guide


at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide

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Map of places to visit near Soula


Markets in and near Soula

  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (13km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (22km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (23km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (34km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Soula, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Soula, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (23km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (20km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (32km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (38km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (43km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (47km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (48km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (48km)

Geography and distances

Soula is in the south of France at 7 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Soula is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Soula

Canton: Foix-Rural

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Soula

from Foix (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 890 km

from Nice: 459 km

from Bordeaux: 278 km

from Strasbourg: 783 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arabaux, Celles, Freychenet, Leychert, Montoulieu, Nalzen, Pradieres, Prayols, Roquefixade, Roquefort-les-Cascades and Saint-Paul-de-Jarrat.

This page in French: Visiter Soula


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