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Taurignan-Vieux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Taurignan-Vieux in Ariege

Photo is of Saint-Lizier at 3 km from Taurignan-Vieux

Visit Taurignan-Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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Taurignan-Vieux is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Lizier at 3 km and Montjoie-en-Couserans at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Taurignan-Vieux, 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 Taurignan-Vieux in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 5 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 5 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tourtouse guide


at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Audressein guide


at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide


at 21 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 27 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
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Foix guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 43 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 44 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

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

Map of places to visit near Taurignan-Vieux


Markets in and near Taurignan-Vieux

  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (5km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (15km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (21km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (25km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (32km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (33km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Taurignan-Vieux, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Taurignan-Vieux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (21km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (34km)
  • Gorges de la Save (44km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (44km)

Geography and distances

Taurignan-Vieux is in the south of France at 41 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Taurignan-Vieux is 655 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Taurignan-Vieux

Canton: Saint-Lizier

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Taurignan-Vieux

from Foix (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 655 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 503 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 803 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagert, Barjac, Caumont, Cazavet, Gajan, Lasserre, Lorp-Sentaraille, Mercenac, Montegut-en-Couserans, Montgauch, Montjoie-en-Couserans, Saint-Girons, Saint-Lizier and Taurignan-Castet.

This page in French: Visiter Taurignan-Vieux

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