Tourtouse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tourtouse in Ariege

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

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.

Tourtouse is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 42 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Tourtouse is 648 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Tourtouse

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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