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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ariège

Larcat, a small quiet village located between 800 and 1000 meters above sea level and facing south.

Formerly known for its iron mines and copper Larcat belonged to the village of Château-Verdun.

In the mid 19th century there were about 700 residents for thirty now!

Geographical information

Latitude42.7783590 (N 42° 46’ 42”)
Longitude1.6608740 (E 1° 39’ 39”)
AltitudeFrom 686m to 1840m
Surface area9.31 km²
Population40 inhabitants
Density4 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureFoix (30 km, 32 min)
Insee code09155
IntercommunalityCC des Vallées d'Ax
TerritoryMidi-Pyrénées, Pyrenees

Nearest cities & towns

Aulos4.2 km (8 min)
Château-Verdun4.2 km (9 min)
Les Cabannes4.4 km (9 min)
Aston5.3 km (13 min)
Verdun5.3 km (11 min)
Sinsat5.6 km (9 min)
Albiès6.7 km (13 min)
Bouan7.2 km (13 min)
Vèbre8.6 km (15 min)
Lassur9.2 km (14 min)
Urs9.4 km (15 min)
Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains9.9 km (15 min)
Garanou10.8 km (17 min)
Larnat11 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

One side of the village is heavily wooded, the other consists of fields.

Countless walks, more beautiful one than the other, are to do.

Events and festivities

The festival in August, a time of friendliness and good mood!


Thursday 23 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 6°C
Friday 24 march
Min. -5°C - Max. 7°C
Saturday 25 march
Min. 1°C - Max. 10°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Marked trails, lakes, plateaus, rivers, fauna and flora, with 360 ° views.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit to Laurède Mill
Nature and the great outdoors1 € to 3 € Burret (25 km)
Visit an Artistic Cutlery studio
Arts and CraftsFreeLa Bastide-sur-l'Hers (28 km)
Horse ride in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 65 € Matemale (43 km)
Swin Golf des Oliviers
Sports sensations14 € Gaudiès (44 km)
Fly fishing at the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees
Nature and the great outdoors95 € to 375 € Bolquère (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Pic du Midi
HikeIntermediate3h30Roquefeuil (28 km)
The Greenway
HikeEasy4h00La Bastide-de-Sérou (32 km)
Touyre Gorges
HikeIntermediate2h00Belloc (34 km)
The Green Line
Mountain bike itineraryIntermediate8h00Mirepoix (38 km)
Madrès Peak
HikeIntermediate3h00Roquefort-de-Sault (44 km)


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