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Foix is a French commune located in the Pays de Foix intercommunality, Foix-Ville canton, Foix arrondissement, Ariege department in the Midi-Pyrenees region. Near Foix you can visit Toulouse or you can go further to Spain or Andorra. The town of Foix is attested in documents since the 9th century in relation with Charlegmane, also known as Charles the Great. In present times, Foix has about 10,000 residents that live in an area of 19 square kilometers. A notable resident of the town was Charles de Freycinet, a French prime minister born here. The city is also famous because it was the starting point of Stage 15 of Tour de France in 2007 and the final point of Stage 11 in 2008. If you want to visit it, you can read bellow about the most interesting attractions of Foix.

Top Attractions within Foix

Les Epines de Lespinet is a botanical garden located within the area of the city. The garden is specialized in cactus, You can visit it at 38 Les Hauts de Lespinet. To enter the beautiful garden you must pay a small fee, but in exchange you will have the chance to see the recreation of an American dessert and a large area of Mediterranean vegetation, besides many species of cactus.

Chateau de Foix is a castle located in the town of Foix. It dominates the entire city view and it is one of the most important historical monuments of France. This is also one of the most important touristic sites of the city. It was built in the 10th century and Roger I of Carcassonne left it to his son Bernard as an inheritance.

Le Medieval is a restaurant located in Foix at 42 Rue des Chapeliers. The delicious French cuisine is the base of the menu of this local eatery. if you will visit it try the amazing Foie Gras and the local specialties cooked with fresh products bought from the farmers that live in Foix.