Particularly well-situated, at the heart of the city, l’oustal de Tréville is at the reach of most workshops, common places, cafés and restaurants of Foix. During your stay in the fuxean city, we suggest you the following places :
Les Quatre Saisons, 11-13 rue de la Faurie. Creperie. +33 (0)5 61 02 71 58.
Le jeu de l'oie, 17 rue de la Faurie. Traditional cooking. +33 (0)5 61 02 69 39.
A rather charming little place with 2 rooms, the kitchen is open on the dining room letting the customer peek at the chef at work. Nice personnel, fast service, menus have english translations, good cooking.
Guarana, 3 rue de la Faurie. Italo-brazilian cooking. +33 (0)6 05 89 12 99.
La Bodeguita, 25 rue des marchands. Spanish cooking (tapas) and homemade hamburgers.
Atlas, 14 place Pyrène. Morrocan and mediterranean cooking. +33 (0)5 61 65 04 04.
Le café gros, 27 cours Gabriel Fauré. Brasserie. +33 (0)5 61 65 00 07.
Located on the vast cours Gabriel Fauré which lines the allées de Villote, the café gros pavement offers a pleasant stop during the whole year.
La Cantine, 19 rue des marchands. Traditional cooking, depending on the season. +33 (0)5 61 03 65 11.
Le café du commerce, 9 place Saint-Volusien. Brasserie. +33 (0)5 61 65 02 56.
Aside the Saint-Volusien abbey church, the café du commerce has the second best pavement area of the city and is situated a minute away from the oustal de Tréville.
Phoebus Restaurant, 3 cours Irénée Cros. Traditional cooking. +33 (0)5 61 65 10 42.
Sitting on the other side of the river Ariège, the Phoebus restaurant offers a unique panorama on the old center, its castle and its facades.
Le Gaya, 24 rue des chapeliers. Creperie. +33 (0)5 61 65 64 96.
Le Médiéval, 42 rue des chapeliers. Traditional cooking. +33 (0)5 34 09 01 72.
Le Sham's, 4 Avenue du général de Gaulle. Italian cooking. +33 (0)5 61 03 18 87.
Au Grilladou, 7 rue de la Faurie. Traditional cooking. +33 (0)5 61 64 00 74.
Local Specialities :
Speciality from the pastry Mazas, the croustade is a delightful dessert from Foix. Traditionally stuffed with apples, it is made of flaky pastry.
Local crafting speciality, the Savignac knives – the cutlery Savignac exists since 1893 – are assembled in the workshop located behind the dedicated shop. Ideal souvenir from your trip to Foix, the Savignac stamped knives are the assurance of solidity and meticulousness that make the strength of the local craftsmen since centuries.
Even for those who don’t appreciate any kind of liver or offal, the Liverwurst (saucisse de foie) from Foix is a delightful butchery specialty that is enjoyed with pre-dinner drinks.
Foix also holds a market every fridays. It is set up over the allées de Villote, under the halle aux grains, around the halle Saint-Volusien and over the place Violet. It offers regional products as well as home-made ones and is the occasion for a stroll around the heart of the city. In addition to the weekly market, every 1st, 3rd and 5th mondays of the month happens the local fair over the allées de Villote, where one can also come across numerous local products among other things.
Events and activities :
At a few minutes of walk from the oustal, the centre aquatique de Foix (aquatic centre) is the occasion to fill your holidays with a session of swimming in the summer. Bathing shorts are forbidden.
Open from 12.00 to 20.00 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Closes at 19.00 on Wednesday.
Open on Saturday afternoon and on Sunday morning.
Hour pricing for adult : €4.50, hour pricing for children : €3.00. Several formulas available.
Bathing caps and showers mandatory.
The concert hall of l’estive de Foix regularly hosts diverse events, concerts and spectacles through the year. Refer yourself to the News feed in order to keep track of the hall agenda.