Vira tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vira in Ariege

Visit Vira: highlights and tourist information

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Vira is situated in the Ariege department and Midi-Pyrenees region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 15 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Vira is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mirepoix at 10 km and Pamiers at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vira, 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 Vira in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Vira

Markets in and near Vira

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (10km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (15km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (25km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (27km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (33km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (37km)

More information about Vira, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vira, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Vira.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (11km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (22km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (44km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vira

Canton: Varilhes

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vira

from Foix (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 878 km

from Nice: 451 km

from Bordeaux: 273 km

from Strasbourg: 770 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arvigna, Calzan, Coutens, Dun, Les Issards, Les Pujols, Malleon, Manses, Rieucros, Segura, Teilhet, Tourtrol, Vals, Ventenac and Vivies.

This page in French: Visiter Vira