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Photo of Clara in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Prades at 4 km from Clara

Visit Clara: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Prades at 4 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Clara, 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 Clara in Occitanie.

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



at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Prades guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Eus guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide


at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mosset guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

The main highlight in Arles-sur-Tech is the Benedictine Abbey and cloisters, mostly...

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Castelnou guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Ceret has an extensive historic town centre and a...

See Ceret guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Clara


Markets in and near Clara

  • Prades: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (18km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (23km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (24km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (26km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (28km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (33km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (39km)

More information about Clara, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Clara, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (6km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (3km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (5km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (8km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (10km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (12km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (17km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pic du Canigou (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (15km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (17km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (19km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (28km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (30km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (34km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (36km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (36km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (43km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (54km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Clara is in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Clara is 697 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Clara

Canton: Prades

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66500

Distance to Clara

from Perpignan (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 697 km

from Calais: 931 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 784 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Catllar, Codalet, Corneilla-de-Conflent, Espira-de-Conflent, Estoher, Fillols, Finestret, Prades, Ria-Sirach, Taurinya and Vernet-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Clara

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