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Visit Ceret: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Ceret has an extensive historic town centre and a Picasso Museum among its highlights. Among our favourite towns in the western Pyrenees.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ceret. For detailed visitor information see the Ceret travel guide.

Ceret is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 26 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Ceret is 709 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges de la Fou at 10 km and Castelnou at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ceret, 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 Ceret 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 Ceret


Markets in and near Ceret

Market days in Ceret: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Ceret: market Saturday (0km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (7km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (8km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (16km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (22km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (23km)

More information about Ceret, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Ceret, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (15km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (19km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (26km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (31km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pic de Fontfrède (5km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (13km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (23km)
  • Pic du Canigou (24km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (28km)
  • Paulilles (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (39km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (44km)
  • Étang de Leucate (45km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (59km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ceret

Canton: Céret

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66400

Distance to Ceret

from Perpignan (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 709 km

from Calais: 943 km

from Nice: 391 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 781 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Maureillas-Las-Illas, Oms, Reynes, Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts and Vives.

This page in French: Visiter Ceret

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