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Vernaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vernaux in Ariege

Photo is of Ax-les-Thermes at 9 km from Vernaux

Visit Vernaux: highlights and tourist information

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Vernaux is situated in the Ariege department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 9 km and Grotte de Lombrives at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vernaux, 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 Vernaux in Occitanie.

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

Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Foix

Foix

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Foix guide
 
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Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Foix guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Camon guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 36 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 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide
Pamiers

Pamiers

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

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

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Alet-les-Bains

Alet-les-Bains

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 49 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 Vernaux

 
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Markets in and near Vernaux

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)
  • Aulus-les-Bains: market Sunday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (36km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (38km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (42km)

More information about Vernaux, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vernaux, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (37km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Sisca (19km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (21km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (26km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (30km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (30km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vernaux is in the south of France at 25 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Vernaux is 678 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernaux

Canton: Cabannes

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vernaux

from Foix (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 678 km

from Calais: 909 km

from Nice: 458 km

from Bordeaux: 296 km

from Strasbourg: 796 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albies, Appy, Axiat, Bestiac, Caussou, Caychax, Garanou, Lassur, Lordat, Luzenac, Pech, Perles-et-Castelet, Savignac-les-Ormeaux, Senconac, Tignac, Unac, Urs, Vaychis, Vebre and Verdun.

This page in French: Visiter Vernaux

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