Number of Listed Historic Monuments:5
Ariege region was inhabited since the Paleolithic age, some 14,000 years ago, as attested by the paintings that can still be admired in the Niaux Grotte. The town is inhabited since Roman times when a first stronghold is built.
The town developed first around the Saint-Volusien abbey built initially by Benedictine monks in the 8th century and then around the castle in the Xth century. The first county of Foix was established in 1012 when Bernard I becomes the first count. The Counts of Foix...
Foix Weather Pattern
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