From the Ariège foothills to the summits of the Ariège Pyrenees, culminating at 10 095 ft with the Montcalm summit, the Ariège offers a great diversity of landscapes. It’s a land of contrast. To practice the hike in Ariège, it is to offer a sumptuous panorama of very different landscapes according to the sites: Valley of Haut-Couserans, valley of Haute Ariège, Valley of Vicdessos, Pyrenean foothills.
The GR10 crosses the department from East to West. You will have the leisure to admire breathtaking views, a wild and varied fauna: marmots, wild boars, isards and an exceptional flora.

By crossing the Ariège, you can also discover the Cathar castles of Roquefixade and Montségur as well as many curiosities such as caves and Romanesque churches.