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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ariège

Located in the Regional Natural Park of the Pyrenees.

magdalénien site, known and recognized, Alliat, according to legend was occupied by the Saracens and served as a refuge during the Albigensian war.

The barony of Alliat, which included the Alliat communities Génat, Lapège and Niaux, was a lordship of the largest and oldest of the High Ariege.

Cave of the Vache said Caugno instead of the Basques: one of the richest deposits excavated in the Pyrenees; Many objects decorated bone and wood Deer. Monique room: encampment intact prehistoric hunters (paintings, tools, home to traces).

fortified cave "Spoulga of Alliat ': 100 m from the cave of the Cow. Map and description in "village Monographs Sabarthès" Florence Guillot, 1999.

Geographical information

Latitude42.8174560 (N 42° 49’ 3”)
Longitude1.5868110 (E 1° 35’ 13”)
AltitudeFrom 500m to 1268m
Surface area3.46 km²
Population58 inhabitants
Density16 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureFoix (22 km, 24 min)
Insee code09006
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Tarascon
TerritoryMidi-Pyrénées, Pyrenees

Nearest cities & towns

Niaux1.5 km (4 min)
Capoulet-et-Junac2.6 km (6 min)
Génat4.4 km (10 min)
Miglos4.6 km (10 min)
Quié6.2 km (11 min)
Tarascon-sur-Ariège6.3 km (12 min)
Lapège6.5 km (15 min)
Ussat7.1 km (13 min)
Siguer7.5 km (11 min)
Arignac8 km (12 min)
Surba8.5 km (13 min)
Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains8.5 km (14 min)
Bompas8.8 km (15 min)
Illier-et-Laramade9.2 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Cave Cow: hunting lodge Magdalenian (14 000 BC).

horse farm walks, horse rides. Guided tour of the farm (rearing horses leisure and draft horses).

Places of interest

Leisure centres


Village of Alliat
Village of Alliat
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Saturday 24 june
Min. 20°C - Max. 29°C
Sunday 25 june
Min. 17°C - Max. 28°C
Monday 26 june
Min. 18°C - Max. 28°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit an Artistic Cutlery studio
Arts and CraftsFreeLa Bastide-sur-l'Hers (31 km)
Swin Golf des Oliviers
Sports sensations14 € Gaudiès (41 km)
Visit of an art gallery and an exhibition cloister
Arts and CraftsFreeCarla-Bayle (45 km)
Discover nature, astronomy and meteorology
Nature and the great outdoors14 € Gaillac-Toulza (50 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Greenway
HikeEasy4h00La Bastide-de-Sérou (25 km)
Pic du Midi
HikeIntermediate3h30Roquefeuil (33 km)
Touyre Gorges
HikeIntermediate2h00Belloc (35 km)
The Green Line
Mountain bike itineraryIntermediate8h00Mirepoix (38 km)
Madrès Peak
HikeIntermediate3h00Roquefort-de-Sault (51 km)


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