Unmissable tourist sites
Foix Travel guide
Foix : Michelin's recommendations
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).
Tourist attractions Foix : Things to see and do
Château de Foix F - 09000 Foix
Major prehistoric collections taken from digs in 60 of the 300 caves in the Ariège region. Visitors can also see arms and hunting collections, a reminder that Gaston Phebus was an excellent huntsman, as well as capitals from St. Volusien’s cloister.
place du Palais-de-Justice F - 09000 Foix
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 to..
Rue de la Préfecture F - 09000 Foix
Stalls, large windows and a Renaissance altar made of polychrome stone are the principal features of interest inside this church.
6, place G. Dutilh. F - 09000 FOIX
Situated at the foot of the chateau of Gaston Febus, in a former coaching inn, the Lons hotel provides accommodation in 37 very comfortable rooms, for tourists, business travellers and groups. Traditional cuisine served in a dining room with a verand..
"At 1.5 kilometers from Foix city centre, "" The Hotel du Lac "" is an old 1599 dated sheep-fold, which is located in a quiet and relaxing park. The hotel is full equipped with bathrooms, hair dryer, television with satellite..
rte de Toulouse F - 09000 Foix
3 cours Irénée Cros F - 09000 Foix
The chef prefers to use local ingredients in his modern cooking. Views of the Ariège and château. Pleasant, thoughtful welcome especially for those with sight problems (braille menu).