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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ariège

Village located at the foot of the Cathar castle of Montsegur.

Geographical information

Latitude42.8804570 (N 42° 52’ 50”)
Longitude1.8937720 (E 1° 53’ 38”)
AltitudeFrom 511m to 1120m
Surface area31.48 km²
Population490 inhabitants
Density15 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureFoix (40 km, 43 min)
Insee code09125
IntercommunalityCC du Pays d'Olmes

Nearest cities & towns

Bélesta5 km (7 min)
L'Aiguillon8.2 km (10 min)
Montségur8.3 km (11 min)
Lesparrou10.2 km (13 min)
Saint-Jean-d'Aigues-Vives10.8 km (13 min)
La Bastide-sur-l'Hers13.3 km (18 min)
Lavelanet13.6 km (17 min)
Rivel14.1 km (19 min)
Le Peyrat14.2 km (18 min)
Montferrier14.2 km (19 min)
Bénaix15.1 km (19 min)
Dreuilhe15.1 km (19 min)
Raissac16.3 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Natural sites

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Mountain break, snowshoeing
Nature and the great outdoors155 € to 496 € Ax-les-Thermes (18.4 km)
Hike in the Ariège mountains
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 25 € Ax-les-Thermes (18.5 km)
Summer and snowshoe hikes
Sports sensations25 € Belvianes-et-Cavirac (25 km)
Guided fishing in the Ariege Pyrenees
Nature and the great outdoors28 € to 190 € Foix (25 km)
Guided tour of the Cathar Country
Culture and education270 € to 2750 € Saint-Ferriol (27 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pic du Midi
HikeIntermediate3h30Roquefeuil (10.6 km)
Touyre Gorges
HikeIntermediate2h00Belloc (15 km)
The Green Line
Mountain bike itineraryIntermediate8h00Mirepoix (23 km)
Madrès Peak
HikeIntermediate3h00Roquefort-de-Sault (30 km)
The Greenway
HikeEasy4h00La Bastide-de-Sérou (41 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals