Looking for property in Ariege (Foix)
For an area that is so beautiful, it remains surprisingly under-visited, and is a perfect place for outdoor mountain activities. The walking and trekking options are almost endless and it is a haven for road cyclists, with the Tour de France coming through here almost every year. If you are looking for Ariege Propery For Sale, HomeHunts are perfectly positioned to find a suitable home for you or be able to source your exact property requirements for you.
The region’s capital, Foix, is an ancient medieval town with an imposing 10th-century castle shadowing it from high on a rocky outcrop. There’s a profusion of unspoiled villages and hamlets tucked away in the valleys close to the Spanish border, such as Cominac and Aulus-les-Bains, along with scenic mountain villages such as Aleu.
The spa town of Ax-les-Thermes is a good base for hikers and bikers and its Ax 3 Domaines ski resort includes 80km of runs. Other must-sees include the famous castle of Montsegur, the site of a ruined Cathar castle and the medieval town of Mirepoix. There are also stunning caves to explore, including Labouiche, near Foix, and the Grotte de Niaux, one of the most famous Palaeolithic caves in Europe.
Classic mountain cuisine is easy to find in the local restaurants, and local specialities include tartiflette, cassoulet and Catalan-inspired dishes.
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