Marquixanes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marquixanes: highlights and tourist information

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Marquixanes is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 34 km from Perpignan, the department capital. (General information: Marquixanes is 691 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eus at 2 km and Prades at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marquixanes, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Marquixanes in Occitanie. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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Map of places to visit near Marquixanes

Markets in and near Marquixanes

  • Prades: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (12km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (22km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (24km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (28km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (31km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (34km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (35km)

More information about Marquixanes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions to visit near Marquixanes, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Marquixanes and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (12km) [Map]
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (33km) [Map]

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (31km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (3km) [Map]
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (9km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (10km) [Map]
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (11km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (11km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (12km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (16km) [Map]
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (31km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (37km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (38km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (11km) [Map]
  • Pic du Canigou (14km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (21km) [Map]
  • Gorges de Galamus (21km) [Map]
  • Gorges de la Fou (23km) [Map]
  • Pic de Fontfrède (31km) [Map]
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (31km) [Map]
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (37km) [Map]
  • Lac du Bouillouses (41km) [Map]
  • Lac des Bouillouses (41km) [Map]
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (42km) [Map]
  • Étang de Leucate (47km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Marquixanes

Canton: Vinça

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 66320

Distance to Marquixanes

from Perpignan (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 691 km

from Calais: 925 km

from Nice: 405 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 777 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Marquixanes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Marquixanes): Arboussols, Catllar, Codalet, Espira-de-Conflent, Estoher, Eus, Finestret, Glorianes, Joch, Prades, Rigarda, Tarerach and Vinca.

This page in French: Visitez Marquixanes