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Photo of Camelas in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Castelnou at 2 km from Camelas

Visit Camelas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnou at 2 km and Ille-sur-Tet at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Camelas, 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 Camelas in Occitanie.

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

Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Ceret

Ceret

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ceret guide
Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Eus guide
 
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Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide
Perpignan

Perpignan

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Perpignan guide
Arles-sur-Tech

Arles-sur-Tech

at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

The main highlight in Arles-sur-Tech is the Benedictine Abbey...

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

In the Gorges de la Fou you can walk...

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Prades

Prades

at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Prades guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Elne

Elne

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Elne guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east)

Activity in the seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien is most...

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide

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

Map of places to visit near Camelas

 
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Markets in and near Camelas

  • Thuir: market Saturday (6km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (7km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (7km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (17km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (17km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (17km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (19km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (22km)

More information about Camelas, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Camelas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (27km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (7km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (9km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (15km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (7km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (20km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (21km)
  • Pic du Canigou (22km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (26km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (28km)
  • Étang de Leucate (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (35km)
  • Paulilles (38km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (43km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (45km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Camelas is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Camelas is 693 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Camelas

Canton: Thuir

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66300

Distance to Camelas

from Perpignan (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 693 km

from Calais: 927 km

from Nice: 390 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 770 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boule-d'Amont, Caixas, Casefabre, Castelnou, Corbere, Corbere-les-Cabanes, Ille-sur-Tet, Saint-Feliu-d'Avall, Saint-Michel-de-Llotes and Thuir.

This page in French: Visiter Camelas

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