Tourism in Ariège

Ariege is a department of the Pyrenees bordering Spain and Andorra, a territory rich in heritage, traditions and preserved nature. Between green hills, mythical passes of the Tour de France, prehistoric caves, medieval towns and mountain rivers, the Ariège offers an ideal setting for relaxation as well as for nature sports.

A privileged geographical location in the heart of the Ariège

Located 5 km from Tarascon-sur-Ariège in the village of Alliat, the 4-star campsite Des Grottes is ideally situated to discover the Occitan region and its many natural and cultural attractions.

Distance between the campsite in Alliat and the other major towns in the region:

Activities around the campsite near Tarascon-sur-Ariège

Thanks to its central location and its proximity to many places of interest, the Des Grottes campsite allows you to enjoy many cultural and nature activities nearby.

Cultural activities near the campsite

During your stay in Ariège, you will have the opportunity to visit many prehistoric sites in the region, some of which are world famous. In a few minutes from the campsite, you can easily reach

  • La Grotte de Niaux (2 km away)
  • La Grotte de la vache (2 km away)
  • La Grotte de Lombrives (7 km away)
  • La Grotte de Bédeilhac (10 km away)
  • Le Parc de la préhistoire (8 km away)

History lovers will also have the opportunity to continue their journey back in time by visiting Cathar castles and fortresses such as

  • Le Château de Foix (à 22 km)
  • Le Château de Roquefixade (à 27 km)
  • Le Château de Montségur (à 40 km)

Other visits will complete your time in Ariège, such as

  • La Maison des Loups : 42 km
  • Les forges de Pyrènes : 20 km

Outdoor and white water activities near the campsite

Coming to Alliat near Tarascon-sur-Ariège is an opportunity to discover nature in different ways in order to appreciate all its facets. For this, you can contact the Maison de la montagne located in Tarascon which offers various mountain and white water sports activities. Among these activities, you can choose to do canyoning, climbing, canoeing, hiking, via ferrata, and even skiing and snowshoeing courses during the winter.

Depending on what you want to do, you can also go to Montcalm Aventure, located 13 km from the campsite, which also offers other outdoor activities.

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