Ventenac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ventenac in Ariege

Photo is of Foix at 11 km from Ventenac

Visit Ventenac: highlights and tourist information

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Ventenac is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ventenac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Foix at 11 km and Chateau de Foix at 11 km.

Ventenac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 17 km (direction south-east)

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely far-reaching views...

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Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

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

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Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and is the...

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Gorges de l\'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

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at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide


at 40 km (direction east), in the Aude department

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to enjoy the...

See Limoux guide


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

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but be sure to...

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at 44 km (direction east), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating Rennes-le-Chateau with...

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Markets in and near Ventenac

  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (13km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (15km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (25km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (27km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (39km)

More information about Ventenac, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Ventenac, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (16km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (20km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (40km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (43km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (53km)

Geography and distances

Ventenac is in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Ventenac is 652 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ventenac

Canton: Varilhes

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ventenac

from Foix (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 652 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 454 km

from Bordeaux: 275 km

from Strasbourg: 776 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Calzan, Carla-de-Roquefort, Dun, Gudas, Ilhat, Lieurac, Malleon, Roquefort-les-Cascades, Saint-Felix-de-Rieutord, Segura and Vira.

This page in French: Visiter Ventenac