Where is Ariege? In the south of France, in the Pyrenees mountains. Foix, the main town of Ariege, is surrounded by great sites like Toulouse, Andorra, Carcassonne. It takes just one hour driving to reach one of these 3 cities from Foix! Foix is also the city of arrival of the Tour de France on July 19, 2022.
Why cycling in Ariege? Beautiful mountains landscape, legendary passes of Tour de France, and the most important is the quiet roads. Low traffic helps you to stay safe on the roads. Some famous mountains passes:
Col de Pailhères - Alt : 2 001m,
Plateau de Beille - Alt : 1 785 m,
Col d’Agnes – Alt : 1 570 m.
Ariege Pyrenees is a perfect place for bikepacking, mountain trail, gravel bikes, cycling, ebiking…each biker will find his road!