Saint-Girons: The Complete Guide

Pont Vieux Et Eglise De Saint Girons Au Coucher Du Soleil
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Saint-Girons is a quiet Ariege town situated west of Foix and south of Cazeres in a region known as the Couserans. The town is nestled at the foot of the mountains in an attractive region of wood covered hills where the plains of Gascony meet the mountains s and close to the ruins of the ancient city of Saint Lizier.

Capital of Couserans, the city, a 45-minute drive from Foix, and 1h of Toulouse, is full of stories to discover along the banks of the Salat and Lez. XNUMXth century old bridge, champs de mars, church of Saint-Girons and Saint-Valier, palace of the viscounts, liberty road house… Just as many attractions to discover in the picturesque streets of the city.

The setting of the town is enhanced by its position on the river Salat at the point where it is joined by a smaller tributary, the Lez.

Visiting Saint-Girons for the first time and wondering what are the top places to see in the city? In this complete guide, I share the best things to do in Saint-Girons on the first visit. To help you plan your trip, I have also included an interactive map and practical tips for visiting!

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