Taurignan-Castet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Taurignan-Castet in Ariege

Photo is of Saint-Lizier at 6 km from Taurignan-Castet

Visit Taurignan-Castet: highlights and tourist information

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Taurignan-Castet 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 Taurignan-Castet in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Lizier at 6 km and Tourtouse at 7 km.

Taurignan-Castet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Audressein guide


at 19 km (direction north-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-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 31 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 41 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

2000 years ago the town of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges had 10000 inhabitants - now...

See Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Foix guide


at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Pamiers guide

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Map of places to visit near Taurignan-Castet


Markets in and near Taurignan-Castet

  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (7km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (13km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (19km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (28km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (30km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (32km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (34km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (34km)

More information about Taurignan-Castet, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Taurignan-Castet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (20km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (35km)
  • Gorges de la Save (41km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (47km)
  • Cirque des Crabioules (57km)

Geography and distances

Taurignan-Castet is in the south of France at 43 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Taurignan-Castet is 654 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Taurignan-Castet

Canton: Saint-Lizier

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Taurignan-Castet

from Foix (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 654 km

from Calais: 881 km

from Nice: 505 km

from Bordeaux: 240 km

from Strasbourg: 803 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Taurignan-Castet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagert, Barjac, Bedeille, Caumont, Cazavet, Gajan, Lorp-Sentaraille, Mercenac, Montgauch, Montjoie-en-Couserans, Prat-Bonrepaux, Saint-Girons, Saint-Lizier, Taurignan-Vieux and Tourtouse.

This page in French: Visiter Taurignan-Castet