Architecture, History, Nature Discover the riches of Ariege

Activities, leisure time and new discoveries

In the heart of a magnificent natural and historical heritage

Whether in the local area or, there are many possibilities for relaxing and discovering this unspoilt land full of history.

Activities in the local area

Go hiking or cycling, discover the unusual trails of Ariège...

The department of Ariège also allows the practice of various outdoor or extreme sports : rafting, canyoning, climbing, caving, paragliding, alpine skiing...



Le château des comtes de Foix

Foix heritage
25 min
Castle of the counts of Foix, the atmosphere of medieval fortresses.

Parc de la Préhistoire

Prehistory Park
25 min
Travel back in time to the heart of the daily life of Cro-Magnons ... Walk in the footsteps of prehistoric men for a day.

la rivière souterraine de Labouiche

The Underground River of Labouiche
20 min
6 kilometers away from Foix, discover the underground river of Labouiche, a national heritage site.

Les forges de Pyrène à Montgailhard

Les Forges de Pyrènes de Montgailhard
20 min
A village of former times where the crafts and tools of yesterday regain pride of place.

la ferme aux bisons à Lapenne

La ferme des bisons, Lapenne
30 min
La ferme des bisons is a place where you will be introduced to many animal species.

L'Ecogolf, Le golf de l’Ariège

L’Ecogolf, Ariège’s golf course
35 min
18-hole golf course, property of the department of Ariège, only 30 minutes away from The Longpré castle.

les grottes de Niaux

Niaux cave
35 min
Underground exploration, many caves : Niaux, Mas d'Azil, Lombrives, Bédeilhac...

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le château de Montségur

Montségur Castle
50 min
Montségur, large site of Occitanie, was the center and capital of the Cathar Church.

Cité de Saint-Lizier

City of Saint-Lizier
Located in the Couserans, Saint-Lizier is one of the towns of the Ariège department with the most history.

la maison des loups à Orlu

La maison des Loups, Orlu
The site of La Maison des Loups allows you to discover wolves from a new angle.

Akrobranch d’Orlu

Orlu's Akrobranch
Ariège's largest adventure leisure park in a magnificent natural setting.

Le Plateau de Beille

The Beille Plateau
On cross-country skis, snowshoes, sledging, dog sledding or building your igloo, come to Beille to spend unforgettable moments in an exceptional natural setting.