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Vals tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vals in Ariege

Photo is of Mirepoix at 9 km from Vals

Visit Vals: highlights and tourist information

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Vals is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Vals is 642 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mirepoix at 9 km and Pamiers at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vals, 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 Vals 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 Vals


Markets in and near Vals

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (9km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (18km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (21km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (26km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (29km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (29km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (34km)

More information about Vals, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vals, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (6km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (26km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (46km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vals

Canton: Mirepoix

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vals

from Foix (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 642 km

from Calais: 873 km

from Nice: 450 km

from Bordeaux: 269 km

from Strasbourg: 766 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arvigna, Coutens, La Bastide-de-Lordat, Lapenne, Le Carlaret, Les Issards, Les Pujols, Ludies, Manses, Rieucros, Saint-Amadou, Saint-Felix-de-Tournegat, Teilhet, Tourtrol, Vira and Vivies.

This page in French: Visiter Vals

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