Villeneuve-d'Olmes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve-d'Olmes in Ariege

Photo is of Montsegur at 4 km from Villeneuve-d'Olmes

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Villeneuve-d'Olmes 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 Villeneuve-d'Olmes in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montsegur at 4 km and Camon at 17 km.

Villeneuve-d'Olmes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 19 km (direction west-north-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 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 21 km (direction south)

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

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at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide
Gorges de l\'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 29 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

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

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

See Quillan guide


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

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

See Limoux guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-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 40 km (direction east), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

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Markets in and near Villeneuve-d'Olmes

  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (3km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (9km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (20km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (34km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (35km)

More information about Villeneuve-d'Olmes, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-d'Olmes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (51km)
  • Carcassonne (54km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (57km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (34km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (9km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (32km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (35km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (38km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (41km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (41km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (55km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (56km)

Geography and distances

Villeneuve-d'Olmes is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-d'Olmes is 662 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-d'Olmes

Canton: Lavelanet

Arrondissement: Foix

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Villeneuve-d'Olmes

from Foix (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 662 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 449 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 780 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villeneuve-d'Olmes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benaix, Dreuilhe, Fougax-et-Barrineuf, Ilhat, Lavelanet, Montferrier, Montsegur, Nalzen, Pereille, Raissac, Roquefixade, Roquefort-les-Cascades and Saint-Jean-d'Aigues-Vives.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-d'Olmes