Foix Tourism, France

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Foix (French pronunciation: ​[fwa]; Occitan: Fois [ˈfujs, ˈfujʃ]; Catalan: Foix [ˈfoʃ]) is a commune, the former capital of the County of Foix. Today it is the Préfecture of the Ariège department in southwestern France in the Midi-Pyrénées region. It is the least populous administrative centre of a department in all of France, although it is only very slightly smaller than Privas. It lies south of Toulouse, close to the border with Spain and Andorra. At the 2009 census, the city had a population of 9,861 people. It is only the second city of the department after Pamiers which is one of the two sub-prefectures.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Foix, France. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. The nearest major city to Foix is Carcassonne. Take a short trip from Foix and set some time aside to explore the Carcassonne. Dotted with places like Canal Du Midi, Basilica Of Saint Nazaire, Cathar Castles; it will definitely be a good idea. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Foix*

  • Living in Foix - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 86.23 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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