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Thouars-sur-Arize tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thouars-sur-Arize in Ariege

Photo is of Rieux-Volvestre at 9 km from Thouars-sur-Arize

Visit Thouars-sur-Arize: highlights and tourist information

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Thouars-sur-Arize is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rieux-Volvestre at 9 km and Carbonne at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thouars-sur-Arize, 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 Thouars-sur-Arize in Occitanie.

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



at 9 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval...

See Rieux-Volvestre guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century, Carbonne was...

See Carbonne guide


at 13 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide


at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tourtouse guide


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

The small village of Martres-Tolosane is known for its faiencerie workshops...

See Martres-Tolosane guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Pamiers guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Audressein guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Foix guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most...

See Toulouse guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thouars-sur-Arize


Markets in and near Thouars-sur-Arize

  • Cazeres: market Saturday (13km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (13km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (25km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (25km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (27km)
  • Rieumes: market Thursday (27km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (28km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Thouars-sur-Arize, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Thouars-sur-Arize, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (42km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (62km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (39km)

Geography and distances

Thouars-sur-Arize is in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Thouars-sur-Arize is 636 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thouars-sur-Arize

Canton: Mas-d'Azil

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Thouars-sur-Arize

from Foix (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 636 km

from Calais: 864 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 234 km

from Strasbourg: 783 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Thouars-sur-Arize from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bax, Castex, Daumazan-sur-Arize, Fornex, Goutevernisse, Gouzens, La Bastide-de-Besplas, Lahitere, Lapeyrere, Latour, Loubaut, Meras and Montesquieu-Volvestre.

This page in French: Visiter Thouars-sur-Arize

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