Pamiers - Occitanie © Florian Belissen / Ariège Tourisme Pyrénées 1/3


On the Occitanie Rail Tour

Discover Pamiers

Gracefully traversed by canals, Pamiers is a town in the Ariège whose name is linked with that of its wunderkind, Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924). The great composer “the most musical musician, with Mozart” (according to Arthur Honegger) was born here. His bust was erected on the Promenade du Castella, a promenade designed on the site of the former castle.

In Pamiers, you'lle enjoy:  

  • Spending a busy day visiting Saint-Antonin cathedral, Notre-Dame-du-Camp church, by way of the Carmel or the Tour de la Monnaie.
  • Discovering the architectural heritage of Pamiers along the water, following the canal from bridge to footbridge.
  • Spending a pleasant and gourmet moment a the great market on Saturday morning.

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