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Belesta tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ille-sur-Tet at 5 km from Belesta

Visit Belesta: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ille-sur-Tet at 5 km and Chateau de Queribus at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Belesta, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Belesta in Occitanie.

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

Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 5 km (direction south-south-east)

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 13 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide
Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Eus guide
 
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Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 17 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar...

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Prades

Prades

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Prades guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

If you are wanting a spa break in the...

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Mosset guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
Perpignan

Perpignan

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Perpignan guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 24 km (direction east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide
Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Orientales

Map of places to visit near Belesta

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Markets in and near Belesta

  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (5km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (8km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (15km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (23km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (23km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (28km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (28km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Belesta, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Belesta, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (24km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (5km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (11km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (23km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (28km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (5km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (17km)
  • Pic du Canigou (25km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (29km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (30km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (33km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (34km)
  • Étang de Leucate (35km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (35km)
  • Paulilles (49km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

 
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Geography and distances

Belesta is in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Belesta is 683 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Belesta

Canton: Latour-de-France

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66720

Distance to Belesta

from Perpignan (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 683 km

from Calais: 917 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 765 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caramany, Cassagnes, Ille-sur-Tet, Lansac, Latour-de-France, Montalba-le-Chateau, Montner, Nefiach, Planezes and Rasigueres.

This page in French: Visiter Belesta

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