Foix Castle

Interesting
Originally built in the 10C, the castle bears the stamp of the flamboyant Gaston de Foix, known as Gaston Phebus (1331-1391). Today only three towers remain, or about a quarter of the original buildings. There is a superb panoramic view from the top of the round tower over the town, the Ariège Valley and the Montgaillard sugar loaf.

Useful information

Address : 

Place du Palais-de-Justice

Phone:

+33 5 34 09 83 83

Nearby tourist attractions

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Ariège Regional Museum
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House of the Caryatids
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Church of St Volusien
Church of St Volusien
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Vernajoul Bridge
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Pyrène Forges
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Church of St Volusien
Stalls, large windows and a Renaissance
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Vernajoul Bridge
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Ariège Regional Museum
Ariège Regional Museum
Major prehistoric collections taken from
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Church of St Volusien
Church of St Volusien
Stalls, large windows and a Renaissance
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Pyrène Forges
Pyrène Forges
''Bringing the past to life'' could be
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