Ariège

Foix

Interesting
Foix
The Essential
Interesting
At the end of the ancient ice-age valley of the River Ariège, Foix attracts tourists by its tortured site* and the image of the three towers of its castle. It is the capital of the county of Foix, whose most famous character was Gaston III, also known as Gaston Phebus (1331-1391).

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Foix

Foix Castle
Foix Castle
Originally built in the 10C, the
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House of the Caryatids
House of the Caryatids
The curious yet harmonious façade of
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Ariège Regional Museum
Ariège Regional Museum
Housed in the spacious lower section of
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Vernajoul Bridge
Vernajoul Bridge
This bridge spanning the Arget boasts a
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Church of St Volusien
Church of St Volusien
Stalls, large windows and a Renaissance
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