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Caramany tourism and travel guide

Photo of Caramany in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Ille-sur-Tet at 8 km from Caramany

Visit Caramany: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ille-sur-Tet at 8 km and Chateau de Queribus at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Caramany, 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 Caramany in Occitanie.

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



at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 12 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide


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

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

See Eus guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 15 km (direction south-west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Prades guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

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

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide


at 27 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 27 km (direction east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide

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

Map of places to visit near Caramany


Markets in and near Caramany

  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (8km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (11km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (19km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (25km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (27km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (30km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (31km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (32km)

Hotels near Caramany

More information about Caramany, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Caramany, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (23km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (8km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (10km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (22km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (31km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (8km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (13km)
  • Pic du Canigou (26km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (28km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (31km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (33km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (36km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (36km)
  • Étang de Leucate (37km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (50km)
  • Paulilles (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Caramany is in the south of France at 27 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Caramany is 681 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Caramany

Canton: Latour-de-France

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66720

Distance to Caramany

from Perpignan (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 681 km

from Calais: 915 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 764 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansignan, Belesta, Cassagnes, Lansac, Montalba-le-Chateau, Planezes, Rasigueres, Saint-Arnac, Tarerach, Trevillach and Trilla.

This page in French: Visiter Caramany

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