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Foix and High Ariège

foix-hte-ariegeThe spine of this region is the N20 – alternately dual carriageway and 2 lane mountain road – between Foix and Andorra, passing through the towns of Tarascon and Ax-les-Thermes. This mountain area encompasses most of the famous prehistoric caves, several ski stations, two thermal spas and the Orlu natural reserve.

Les ailes de Terresqueuse

Explore this region from the air: the Pyrenean chain, Cathar castles, mountain lakes...

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maison chambre salon

La Bourdasse in Loubens (near Foix)
3 guestrooms / table d’hôte
The Gouzy family welcomes you to their farm, located 10 minutes from Foix, where they raise Gascony cows. The 3 bedrooms each have an separate entrance in the former barn that has been beautifully renovated.


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Les granges d'Ignaux in Ignaux (near Ax-les-Thermes)
5 guestrooms / table d’hôte / English spoken
Olivier Deneuville's house and barns are in the heart of a mountain village at 1000 m altitude and have been renovated in traditional Ariège style.

Many thanks to these photographers

About us

From 2000 to the end of 2017 ariege.com was a site devoted to tourism in the department of Ariège. The site is minimally maintained now but you can get a flavour of this beautiful area of the Pyrenees.