Bages tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bages in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Elne at 7 km from Bages

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Bages is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bages in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Elne at 7 km and Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales at 9 km.

Bages, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 7 km (direction east)

Elne is a quiet town, with the cathedral cloisters among the highlights in the...

See Elne guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 9 km (direction east)

Activity in the seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien is most definitely centred around the beach...

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 10 km (direction east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal residence in...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


at 10 km (direction east)

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will be pleased to...

See Perpignan guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

The long beach, the forest and the lively town mean Argeles-sur-Mer is a very...

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west)

The picturesque village of Castelnou, overlooked by a castle, is one of our favourite...

See Castelnou guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

Ceret has an extensive historic town centre and a Picasso Museum among its highlights....

See Ceret guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

With a very attractive traditional harbour town to exlore and a small beach, Collioure...

See Collioure guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern Languedoc), a local fishing town...

See Port Vendres guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

In Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge of the village...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as the beach in Banyuls-sur-Mer there is also an old town of...

See Banyuls-sur-Mer guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a substantial and...

See Fort de Salses guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

The main highlight in Arles-sur-Tech is the Benedictine Abbey and cloisters, mostly dating from...

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

In the Gorges de la Fou you can walk along the bottom of one...

See Gorges de la Fou guide

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Markets in and near Bages

  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (7km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (9km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (10km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (10km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (12km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (15km)

More information about Bages, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Bages, France

What to do at Bages? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bages.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (9km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (13km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (25km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (42km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (11km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (21km)
  • Paulilles (22km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (27km)
  • Étang de Leucate (28km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (29km)
  • Pic du Canigou (37km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (42km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (53km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Bages is in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Bages is 696 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bages

Canton: Elne

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66670

Distance to Bages

from Perpignan (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 696 km

from Calais: 931 km

from Nice: 375 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 764 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banyuls-Dels-Aspres, Brouilla, Canohes, Corneilla-Del-Vercol, Montescot, Ortaffa, Palau-Del-Vidre, Pollestres, Saint-Jean-Lasseille, Saleilles, Theza, Tresserre, Villemolaque and Villeneuve-de-la-Raho.

This page in French: Visiter Bages