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Verdun tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verdun in Ariege

Photo is of Grotte de Lombrives at 7 km from Verdun

Visit Verdun: highlights and tourist information

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Verdun is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Lombrives at 7 km and Ax-les-Thermes at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Verdun, 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 Verdun in Occitanie.

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

Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
 
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Foix

Foix

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Foix guide
Camon

Camon

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

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

See Camon guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide
Quillan

Quillan

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

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

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

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

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Montjoie-en-Couserans

Montjoie-en-Couserans

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montjoie-en-Couserans guide
Saint-Girons

Saint-Girons

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 50 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Verdun

 
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Markets in and near Verdun

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (24km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (33km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (36km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Seix: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (41km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)

More information about Verdun, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Verdun, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (32km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée de Vicdessos (21km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (22km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (24km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (35km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (35km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (41km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verdun is in the south of France at 21 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Verdun is 676 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verdun

Canton: Cabannes

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Verdun

from Foix (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 676 km

from Calais: 907 km

from Nice: 463 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 797 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albies, Appy, Aston, Aulos, Axiat, Bouan, Caychax, Cazenave-Serres-et-Allens, Chateau-Verdun, Garanou, Larcat, Larnat, Lassur, Les Cabannes, Lordat, Luzenac, Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains, Pech, Senconac, Sinsat, Urs, Ussat, Vebre and Vernaux.

This page in French: Visiter Verdun

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