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Luzenac

Historic site and monument ,  Village de caractère in Luzenac
  • Mountain town located at the foot of the Pyrenees and notorious for its talc

  • Municipality of Luzenac

    Altitude: 600m
    Location: between Les Cabannes and Ax-les-Thermes near the Tabe massif
    Number of inhabitants: 570
    Distances: Les Cabannes 7 km, Ax-les-Thermes 10 km, Tarascon-sur-Ariège 5 km


    The small town of Luzenac is famous for its famous talc quarry of Trimouns ("Les Trois Monts" in Occitan), but also for its football team "Luzenac Ariège Pyrénées".
    Located on the edge of the Nationale 20, Luzenac is dominated by the ruins of the Château de Lordat and crossed by...
    Municipality of Luzenac

    Altitude: 600m
    Location: between Les Cabannes and Ax-les-Thermes near the Tabe massif
    Number of inhabitants: 570
    Distances: Les Cabannes 7 km, Ax-les-Thermes 10 km, Tarascon-sur-Ariège 5 km


    The small town of Luzenac is famous for its famous talc quarry of Trimouns ("Les Trois Monts" in Occitan), but also for its football team "Luzenac Ariège Pyrénées".
    Located on the edge of the Nationale 20, Luzenac is dominated by the ruins of the Château de Lordat and crossed by the Ariège river into which the Caussou and Labail streams flow.
    In 1488, the Lord of Luzenac, leases, for a fee, the Forge of Sortadel to Arnaud Peyre. The remains of this forge were found during the construction of the railway line on the site of the Talc factory.

    For hikers, some trailheads are located near the town, including that of the village of Appy, leading to its pond culminating at more than 1700 m altitude.

    Town Hall opening hours:
    Monday to Thursday: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Friday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Equipment
    • Playground
    • Bar
    • Library
    • Boutiques
    • Restaurant
    • Party/music hall
    • Marked trails
    • Toboggan
    • Access for disabled
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
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