in Ariège of Occitanie, France

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
42.967 and 1.600 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 42° 58' 0" and E 1° 36' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:33 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Europe/Paris
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 9:14 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.750 and -176.800 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for France in Western Europe

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to France.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2022-05-19 07:20:23

Discover Foix

Foix in Ariège (Occitanie) with it's 9,860 citizens is a place in France about 408 mi (or 657 km) south of Paris, the country's capital city.

Current time in Foix is now 10:33 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 11 airports near Foix, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Carcassonne Airport in a distance of 40 mi (or 64 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley in Andorra at a distance of 33 mi (or 52 km). The closest in France is Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne in a distance of 42 mi (or 52 km), South. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Pamiers, Canillo, Ordino, la Massana and Encamp. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 78% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Friday, 20th of May 2022

32°C (90 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Saturday, 21st of May 2022

30°C (87 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 22nd of May 2022

35°C (96 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Ariege Azimuth Résidence de Tourisme

5,3 mi
Rue de la Riviere 8
09400 Mercus Garrabet

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Weekday: 8:00 - 19:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 16:00)
Weekend: 8:00 - 20:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 16:00)

Hotel Restaurant Lons

0,5 mi
6, place Georges Dutilh
09000 Foix

Time Information

Checkout: 11:30 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

P’tit Dej-HOTEL Foix

2,1 mi
Le Coulomie
09000 Foix

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 7:30 - 23:00 (lunchbreak: 12:00 - 17:00)

balladins Foix

2,7 mi
ZA Nord RN 20
09000 Foix

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Quentin Burgi - Finale des Championnats du monde de Foix 2010

Published: January 27, 2011
Length: 20:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mehdi AMINI

Quentin Burgi de Sélestat représente la France aux championnats du monde junior de kayak de slalom qui se sont déroulés à Foix (Ariège) en juillet 2010. Il termine 5ème, privé du podium...

Feu d' Artifice de Foix (09) 2014

Published: September 11, 2014
Length: 21:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Florian MARTIEL

Feu d' artifice de la ville de Foix (09) réalisé par la société Toulouse Artifice Créations le vendredi 05 septembre 2014 depuis le château à l 'occasion de la fête locale.

2015 Holidays season in Foix 09, capital of the Ariege department, France

Published: January 12, 2015
Length: 13:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: askmaxim

Foix - Je t'aime. One of the most sacred and charming towns in France, Foix is a home town to a one of a kind castle of Foix perched on a rock above the Ariege river.

Canoe Kayak - Foix - 05.14

Published: May 04, 2014
Length: 19:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Stephane SAINT-GENES

Coupe d'Europe de Canoé Kayak à Foix 05.14.

Go Pro foix,pau kayak slalom

Published: April 22, 2012
Length: 12:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: valentin le moignic

valentin le moignic les alligators landerneau go pro hd 2 stage cd 29 foix pau.

Castillo cátaro de Foix

Published: September 04, 2011
Length: 53:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jose Luis Giménez

Visita virtual por el castillo cátaro de los Condes de Foix (Languedoc-Roussilón)

Christmas illumination in Foix 09, the Ariege department in France

Published: December 27, 2014
Length: 53:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: askmaxim

This is a short video of the Christmas illumination in Foix 09, the Ariege department in France.

Du Decathlon (Foix) à la maison (La Bastide de Serou)

Published: September 07, 2012
Length: 30:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Manuel Munoz

Foix - La Bastide de Serou, en pasant par Cadarcet & Unjat Avec pauses dans Foix, pour cause d'embouteillage (enfin: 3 voitures!) puis de mariage.


Published: July 15, 2013
Length: 51:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zvi Peretz Cohen

Foix and Chateau de Foix.

Foix - La Bastide de Serou, en pasant par Cadarcet & Unjat.

Published: September 08, 2012
Length: 20:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Manuel Munoz

Foix - La Bastide de Serou, en pasant par Cadarcet & Unjat.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Château de Foix

The Château de Foix is a castle which dominates the town of Foix in the French département of Ariège. An important tourist site, it is known as a centre of the Cathars. It has been listed since 1840 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

Located at 42.9656, 1.605 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Midi-Pyrénées, Official historical monuments of France, Museums in Ariège

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Foix-sur-Ariège, Fois, פואה, フォワ, 푸아, Fuxium, Fuā, Фуа, Фоа, 富瓦