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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ariège

Auzat - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ariège

Located in the Regional Natural Park of the Pyrenees, the town of Auzat is 770 m above sea level. industrial town with its former manufacturing plant of aluminum from 1907 to 2003 the town was now facing mountain tourism with many activities such as climbing, canyoning, caving, via ferrata, the hiking.... Facing the roof of the Ariege (Montcalm, 3077 m), Auzat has a preserved and unique environment that will delight the most demanding.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude42.7671290 (N 42° 46’ 2”)
Longitude1.4792850 (E 1° 28’ 45”)
AltitudeFrom 720m to 3140m
Surface area162.74 km²
Population574 inhabitants
Density3 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureFoix (33 km, 35 min)
Insee code09030
IntercommunalityCC d'Auzat et du Vicdessos
TerritoryMidi-Pyrénées, Pyrenees

Nearest cities & towns

Vicdessos1.9 km (4 min)
Sem4.4 km (11 min)
Suc-et-Sentenac5.2 km (9 min)
Orus6.4 km (15 min)
Goulier6.6 km (13 min)
Illier-et-Laramade9.2 km (16 min)
Capoulet-et-Junac10.2 km (13 min)
Siguer10.3 km (14 min)
Miglos12 km (17 min)
Niaux12.2 km (14 min)
Alliat12.7 km (17 min)
Gestiès13.7 km (22 min)
Lercoul16.1 km (27 min)
Quié16.9 km (21 min)
Tarascon-sur-Ariège17 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

The castle of Montreal de Sos, you can participate in excavations in the company of a professional art and history. All detected objects are at home heritages of Auzat.

The farm llamas to Saleix allows you to discover the many facets of these strange animals.

Also the honey Marc where young and old can discover the fascinating world of bees.

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

In August, the 3rd weekend, great festival of the mountain with the Marathon Montcalm bringing together the best of the discipline.


The village of Auzat with the Montcalm valley floor
The village of Auzat with the Montcalm valley floor
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Artigue 's Waterfalls
Artigue 's Waterfalls
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Auzat under snow
Auzat under snow
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Montcalm Auzat dominates the top of its 3077m
Montcalm Auzat dominates the top of its 3077m
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Wednesday 20 september
Min. 5°C - Max. 22°C
Thursday 21 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 26°C
Friday 22 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 20°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The tree climbing park Vicdessos delight young and old.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit an Artistic Cutlery studio
Arts and CraftsFreeLa Bastide-sur-l'Hers (41 km)
Visit of an art gallery and an exhibition cloister
Arts and CraftsFreeCarla-Bayle (47 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Greenway
HikeEasy4h00La Bastide-de-Sérou (28 km)
Pic du Midi
HikeIntermediate3h30Roquefeuil (42 km)
Touyre Gorges
HikeIntermediate2h00Belloc (46 km)
The Green Line
Mountain bike itineraryIntermediate8h00Mirepoix (48 km)
Gr 78
Village visitEasy4h00Galey (50 km)


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