Vivies tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mirepoix at 8 km from Vivies

Visit Vivies: highlights and tourist information

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Vivies 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 Vivies in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mirepoix at 8 km and Pamiers at 15 km.

Vivies, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pamiers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Camon guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-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 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montsegur guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Castelnaudary guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Limoux guide


at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Gorges de l\'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

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at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

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

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

See La Pomarede guide

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Markets in and near Vivies

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (8km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (15km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (25km)
  • La Bastide-de-Serou: market Thursday (29km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (31km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (35km)

More information about Vivies, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Vivies, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (10km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (22km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (43km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (47km)

Geography and distances

Vivies is in the south of France at 18 kilometres from Foix, the department capital (general information: Vivies is 646 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vivies

Canton: Mirepoix

Arrondissement: Pamiers

Department: Ariege

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vivies

from Foix (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 646 km

from Calais: 877 km

from Nice: 449 km

from Bordeaux: 273 km

from Strasbourg: 768 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arvigna, Besset, Calzan, Coutens, Dun, Les Issards, Les Pujols, Limbrassac, Malleon, Manses, Rieucros, Saint-Amadou, Saint-Julien-de-Gras-Capou, Teilhet, Tourtrol, Vals and Vira.

This page in French: Visiter Vivies