Mirepoix

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TownMirepoixBesset at 3.5 km (5 min)
Insee code09194La Bastide-de-Bousignac at 4.2 km (5 min)
Postcode09500Coutens at 4.4 km (6 min)
Latitude43.0882260Moulin-Neuf at 6.5 km (8 min)
Longitude1.8737250Tourtrol at 7 km (9 min)
AltitudeFrom 276 to 462 metersSaint-Quentin-la-Tour at 7 km (10 min)
Surface47.28 km²Malegoude at 7.1 km (10 min)
Population3284 inhabitantsSaint-Julien-de-Gras-Capou at 7.6 km (11 min)
Density69 inhabitants/km²Sainte-Foi at 7.9 km (9 min)
Chief townFoix (at 36 km, 35 min)Roumengoux at 8 km (12 min)
DepartmentAriègeCazals-des-Baylès at 8.3 km (13 min)
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

City Mirepoix located in the heart of Cathar lands, was rebuilt according to the regular plan houses after extensive flooding in 1289. Instead retained its original structure and medieval. You can observe timbered houses on wooden galleries. Mirepoix is famous for the Maison des Consuls ornate carved wood pieces and the Saint-Maurice and its nave of impressive size (22 meters wide).


SIGHTSEEING

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Information pointsTourist Office of Mirepoix
MonumentsCathedral Saint-Maurice
Performance hallsSalle Paul Dardier
Natural sitesWood of the Belène

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Mirepoix offers many events throughout the year: medieval festivals, international puppet festival, apple festival .....

And especially not to miss the Monday morning you will enjoy a stroll among the stalls in a warm and colorful atmosphere (antiques, fruit, vegetables, clothes, jewelry, meat, spices ...) large market.

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MiMa - Puppet Art FestivalArtistic creations based on puppet art for children and grown-ups
In August 2015

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

A few kilometers you can find the church of Vals. It is a rock Carolingian church, a unique monument, which is one of the most curious of the Ariege sanctuaries. It was carved into the rock using access as a natural fault in the rock. The church consists of three floors and the apse and the choir are decorated with remarkable Romanesque frescoes of the 11th century. These frescoes certainly contribute to the church of Vals one of the most visited shrines Ariege.

Direction Olmes in Roquefort-les-Cascades. About thirty feet high, cascades produced an exceptional phenomenon: a tufa. Very beautiful landscape and scenery to discover.

Visit the charming fortified village of Camon, his surprising Benedictine priory, or follow along with a passionate guide, the trail that leads to the discovery of dry stone huts on the hills above the village.

The castle of Montsegur, near Montferrier, which is the busy center of Catharism, a symbol of the strength of any one country to the Crusader invaders. You have to climb a trail. Halfway you must pay the price of the tour. After some extra effort, you will reach the summit provides a panorama of the entire Plantaurel Soularac and the Pic Saint-Barthélemy. But it is the castle itself, which will amaze you.

The road of Romanesque churches.

The greenway Pyrenean Mountains.

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WEATHER

Sunday 21 December
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Min. -3°C - Max. 7°C
Monday 22 December
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Tuesday 23 December
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantRelais Royal - Le Ciel d'Or  
9.5
Mirepoix
Heaven Golden gourmet restaurant Relais Royal takes place in an old mansion in the heart of the medieval village of Mirepoix. A la carte or menu, so you'll here the opportunity to discover...
Located in Mirepoix25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLaPourcatiero    
10
Lignairolles
Come and meet the perfect, climbed the pog of Montsegur or 225 Cathars were burned. Walk in the city of carcassonneet découvreé history of the crusade Albigeois. Apres your ascapade,...
Located 9.8 km from MirepoixFrom 80 € to 110 € the double room 
Villa with 5 bedroomsLe Moulinet  
Léran
In a rural and relaxing environment, we welcome you to 'Moulinet' in our five themed guest rooms. For your convenience, we provide you with a WiFi internet connection and many interior...
Located 11.2 km from MirepoixFrom 60 € to 80 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsL'Impasse du Temple  
Léran
Our beautiful 18th century classical French home in Léran offers you Chambres d'Hôtes - Bed and Breakfast. There are 5 spacious bedrooms, each with their own special colours and views,...
Located 11.6 km from Mirepoix75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 5 personsApartment for 5 persons  
9.7
Mirepoix
In the center of Mirepoix, apartment on the second floor of 120 m², overlooking the square, terrace with barbecue.
Located in MirepoixFrom 300 € to 340 € per week 
House for 6 personsBelrepayre
Manses
BelRepayre is a property of 23ha, surrounded by forest with a fantastic view of the Pyrenees Mountains. It's an old farm of the 17th century, renovated throughout, offering accommodation...
Located 5.2 km from MirepoixFrom 550 € to 850 € per week 
House for 8 personsTerres de barrejat  
9.2
Mirepoix
In their old farm in the heart of Cathar Pyrenees Nadine and Stéphane welcome you in charming cottage...
Located in MirepoixFrom 420 € to 1050 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
12 places over 2 haBelrepayre airstream & retro camping  
Manses
Belrepayre is a warm, friendly and unusual place where you will find a retro feeling in the air. Stay in an authentic American vintage caravan in beautiful countryside. The park is...
Located 7.3 km from MirepoixFrom 20 € to 30 € per day 
56 places over 1,5 haLe roc del rey    
9
Belloc
Our campsite welcomes you in a wild, in the heart of an oak grove where you can enjoy breathtaking views over the surrounding countryside and the majestic Pyrenees. You will be charmed...
Located 9.5 km from MirepoixFrom 8 € to 10 € per day 
42 places over 2 haLe cathare    
9.4
Belflou
Welcome to the Cathar Belflou is in aude. A 5O km from Toulouse and Carcassonne, in the seventeenth century a priory on the banks of Lake Ganguise (400 hectares), close to the capital...
Located 27 km from Mirepoix15.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Les Minotiers - Hotel in MirepoixHôtel Les Minotiers     
8.3
Mirepoix
The Hotel-Restaurant Les Minotiers is situated in walking distance to the mediaeval square of Mirepoix and close to the most prestigious sites of the region of Ariége. All of the rooms...
Located in MirepoixRoom from 57 €
Hotel Restaurant Relais Royal - Hotel in MirepoixHotel Restaurant Relais Royal     
9.1
Mirepoix
The Relais Royal Hotel is located in Mirepoix, at the foot of the Pyrenees Mountains. It has an outdoor swimming pool, a gourmet restaurant and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the...
Located in MirepoixRoom from 109 €
La Maison Des Consuls - Hotel in MirepoixLa Maison Des Consuls     
8
Mirepoix
La Maison des Consuls is located in the historic town of Mirepoix, next to Mirepoix Cathedral. It offers guest rooms with a private bathroom, TV and free Wi-Fi internet. A continental...
Located in MirepoixRoom from 85 €

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Résidence Privilège Resorts Les Chalets D'Ax
This Residence Privilege is located in Ax-Les-Thermes, 800 metres from the town centre and ski lifts. It offers free Wi-Fi (lobby), a fitness centre and...
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