Bourg-Madame tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bourg-Madame in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Ax-les-Thermes at 33 km from Bourg-Madame

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Bourg-Madame 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 Bourg-Madame in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 33 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 39 km.

Bourg-Madame, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ariege department

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better known for being...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mosset guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Prades guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Eus guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely far-reaching views...

See Montsegur guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

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Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

Not the most famous caves perhaps but the Grotte de Lombrives is the largest...

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your trip to...

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l\'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 53 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to Carcassonne...

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Markets in and near Bourg-Madame

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (45km)

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Tourist attractions near Bourg-Madame, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (17km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac des Bouillouses (16km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (16km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (29km)
  • Pic du Canigou (43km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (49km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (51km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (63km)

Geography and distances

Bourg-Madame is in the south of France at 83 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Bourg-Madame is 715 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourg-Madame

Canton: Saillagouse

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66760

Distance to Bourg-Madame

from Perpignan (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 715 km

from Calais: 947 km

from Nice: 455 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 819 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bourg-Madame from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dorres, Enveitg, Estavar, Latour-de-Carol, Nahuja, Osseja, Palau-de-Cerdagne, Sainte-Leocadie and Ur.

This page in French: Visiter Bourg-Madame