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Tourtouse tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tourtouse: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Although tiny, the castle (and picnic area) in the centre of Tourtouse make a detour recommended

Tourtouse is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Tourtouse. For detailed visitor information see the Tourtouse travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montjoie-en-Couserans at 10 km and Saint-Girons at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tourtouse, 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 Tourtouse in Occitanie.

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

Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Lizier guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Girons guide
Cazeres

Cazeres

at 14 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Cazeres guide
 
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Martres-Tolosane

Martres-Tolosane

at 15 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Martres-Tolosane guide
Rieux-Volvestre

Rieux-Volvestre

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

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

See Rieux-Volvestre guide
Audressein

Audressein

at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Audressein guide
Carbonne

Carbonne

at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Carbonne guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Pamiers guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Foix

Foix

at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Foix guide
Valcabrere

Valcabrere

at 44 km (direction west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Valcabrere guide
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges

Most Beautiful Village at 45 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
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

Not the most famous caves perhaps but the Grotte...

See Grotte de Lombrives guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tourtouse

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Markets in and near Tourtouse

  • Saint-Girons: market Saturday (12km)
  • Salies-du-Salat: market Monday (14km)
  • Cazeres: market Saturday (14km)
  • Carbonne: market Thursday (25km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (26km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Lezat-sur-Leze: market Saturday (27km)
  • Aspet: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Gaudens: market Thursday (32km)
  • Rieumes: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Tourtouse, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Tourtouse, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Montmaurin Gallo-Roman Villa (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la poterie Hillen (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Henne Morte (25km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (41km)
  • Gorges de la Save (41km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Tourtouse is in the south of France at 42 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Tourtouse is 648 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourtouse

Canton: Sainte-Croix-Volvestre

Arrondissement: Saint-Girons

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Tourtouse

from Foix (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 648 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 501 km

from Bordeaux: 237 km

from Strasbourg: 797 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagert, Barjac, Bedeille, Cerizols, Fabas, Lahitere, Lasserre, Mercenac, Merigon, Montardit, Sainte-Croix-Volvestre and Taurignan-Castet.

This page in French: Visiter Tourtouse

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