Villefranche-de-Lauragais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villefranche-de-Lauragais in Haute-Garonne

Photo is of La Pomarede at 19 km from Villefranche-de-Lauragais

Visit Villefranche-de-Lauragais: highlights and tourist information

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Villefranche-de-Lauragais is situated in the Haute-Garonne 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 Villefranche-de-Lauragais in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Pomarede at 19 km and Castelnaudary at 21 km.

Villefranche-de-Lauragais, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 19 km (direction east), in the Aude department

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if you are...

See La Pomarede guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

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at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of the biggest...

See Revel guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Tarn department

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds in the...

See Soreze guide


at 32 km (direction north-west)

Toulouse, with its famous red-brick architecture, is one of the most impressive cities in...

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at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Pamiers guide


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

Lavaur is a pretty red brick town in the Tarn department of France...

See Lavaur guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ariege department

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

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at 37 km (direction east), in the Aude department

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the village and...

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

Giroussens is a pretty village and home to a ceramic centre and lovely garden...

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The Jardin des Martels

The Jardin des Martels

Garden at 41 km (direction east), in the Tarn department

The Jardins des Martels is a beautiful garden and mini-farm near Toulouse....

See The Jardin des Martels guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 42 km (direction east), in the Aude department

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known as a...

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at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Markets in and near Villefranche-de-Lauragais

Market days in Villefranche-de-Lauragais: weekly market: Friday;

  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (0km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (15km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (17km)
  • Auterive: market Friday (20km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (21km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (22km)
  • Castanet-Tolosan: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Venerque: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Orens-de-Gameville: market Saturday (23km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Villefranche-de-Lauragais, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (20km)
  • Parc aux Bambous (28km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (31km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (32km)
  • Jardin des Martels (41km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (48km)
  • Parc du château de Merville (49km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Larra (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Bouconne (48km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Villefranche-de-Lauragais is in the south of France at 32 kilometres from Toulouse, the department capital (general information: Villefranche-de-Lauragais is 609 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefranche-de-Lauragais

Canton: Villefranche-de-Lauragais

Arrondissement: Toulouse

Department: Haute-Garonne

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 31290

Distance to Villefranche-de-Lauragais

from Toulouse (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 609 km

from Calais: 840 km

from Nice: 449 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 741 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villefranche-de-Lauragais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avignonet-Lauragais, Beauteville, Gardouch, Juzes, Lagarde, Lux, Montclar-Lauragais, Montgaillard-Lauragais, Renneville, Rieumajou, Saint-Rome, Saint-Vincent, Seyre, Trebons-sur-la-Grasse, Vallegue, Vieillevigne and Villenouvelle.

This page in French: Visiter Villefranche-de-Lauragais