Baillestavy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Baillestavy in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Mount Canigou at 7 km from Baillestavy

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Baillestavy 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 Baillestavy in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mount Canigou at 7 km and Prades at 10 km.

Baillestavy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

Although not very high, Mont Canigou dominates the landscape and culture of the wetern...

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at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys of the western...

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Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-west)

The steep streets of Eus re very lovely to explore - and it is...

See Eus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified ancient village in the...

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at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains the scenery and...

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at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

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Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

In Prats-de-Mollo you will enjoy exploring the historic centre, then the energetic can climb...

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become listed among...

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at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a mountain in the...

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Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain location...

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Markets in and near Baillestavy

  • Prades: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (15km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (16km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (20km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (21km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (26km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (34km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (37km)

More information about Baillestavy, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Baillestavy, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (13km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (6km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (10km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (11km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (12km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (14km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pic du Canigou (7km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (13km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (21km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (23km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (30km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (40km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (41km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (43km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (43km)
  • Étang de Leucate (50km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Baillestavy is in the south of France at 34 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Baillestavy is 700 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baillestavy

Canton: Vinça

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66320

Distance to Baillestavy

from Perpignan (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 700 km

from Calais: 934 km

from Nice: 405 km

from Bordeaux: 355 km

from Strasbourg: 783 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Espira-de-Conflent, Estoher, Finestret, Glorianes, Joch, La Bastide, Mount Canigou and Valmanya.

This page in French: Visiter Baillestavy