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Vaychis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaychis in Ariege

Photo is of Ax-les-Thermes at 4 km from Vaychis

Visit Vaychis: highlights and tourist information

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Vaychis is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 4 km and Montsegur at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vaychis, 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 Vaychis in Occitanie.

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

Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle...

See Montsegur guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Foix

Foix

at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Foix guide
 
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Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of...

See Camon guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of...

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town...

See Mirepoix guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 41 km (direction east), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have...

See Mosset guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaychis

 
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Markets in and near Vaychis

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (21km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (22km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (39km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (40km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (43km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (45km)

More information about Vaychis, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vaychis, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (35km)
  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Sisca (16km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (21km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (25km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (25km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (29km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vaychis is in the south of France at 30 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Vaychis is 681 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaychis

Canton: Ax-les-Thermes

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vaychis

from Foix (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 681 km

from Calais: 913 km

from Nice: 456 km

from Bordeaux: 301 km

from Strasbourg: 797 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appy, Ascou, Ax-les-Thermes, Axiat, Bestiac, Caussou, Garanou, Ignaux, Lassur, Lordat, Luzenac, Orgeix, Perles-et-Castelet, Savignac-les-Ormeaux, Sorgeat, Tignac, Unac, Urs and Vernaux.

This page in French: Visiter Vaychis

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