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Visit Camelas: highlights and tourist information

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Camelas is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Camelas is 693 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Camelas

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


Geography and distances

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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