Vernajoul tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vernajoul in Ariege

Photo is of Foix at 2 km from Vernajoul

Visit Vernajoul: highlights and tourist information

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Vernajoul 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 Vernajoul in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Foix at 2 km and Chateau de Foix at 2 km.

Vernajoul, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction south)

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 2 km (direction south)

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

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at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Pamiers guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 18 km (direction south)

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

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at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Camon guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

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at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Girons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west)

A small village in the Natural Regional Park of the Ariege Pyrenees, Saint-Lizier is...

See Saint-Lizier guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

Although tiny, the castle (and picnic area) in the centre of Tourtouse make a...

See Tourtouse guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

The stroll along the river and the surrounding medieval red-brick buildings make Rieux-Volvestre an...

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at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

Ransacked as a cathar town in the 12th century, Carbonne was rebuilt as a...

See Carbonne guide

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Markets in and near Vernajoul

  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (15km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (25km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (27km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (28km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (30km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)

More information about Vernajoul, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vernajoul, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (21km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (28km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (33km)
  • Cirque d'Anglade (44km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (45km)

Geography and distances

Vernajoul is in the south of France at 2 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Vernajoul is 655 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernajoul

Canton: Foix-Rural

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vernajoul

from Foix (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 655 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 465 km

from Bordeaux: 270 km

from Strasbourg: 783 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arabaux, Brassac, Cos, Crampagna, Dalou, Ferrieres-sur-Ariege, Foix, Ganac, Gudas, Loubieres, Pradieres, Saint-Jean-de-Verges, Saint-Martin-de-Caralp and Saint-Pierre-de-Riviere.

This page in French: Visiter Vernajoul