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Photo is of Ax-les-Thermes at 27 km from Dorres

Visit Dorres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 27 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dorres, 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 Dorres in Occitanie.

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

Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

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

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mosset guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
 
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Prades

Prades

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Prades guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with...

See Montsegur guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide
Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Eus guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

Not the most famous caves perhaps but the Grotte de Lombrives...

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part...

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide

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Map of places to visit near Dorres

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Markets in and near Dorres

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (43km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (47km)

More information about Dorres, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Dorres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (15km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac des Bouillouses (11km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (11km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (28km)
  • Pic du Canigou (42km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (44km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (47km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (59km)
 
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Geography and distances

Dorres is in the south of France at 82 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Dorres is 709 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dorres

Canton: Saillagouse

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66760

Distance to Dorres

from Perpignan (prefecture): 82 km

from Paris: 709 km

from Calais: 941 km

from Nice: 453 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 815 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Madame, Enveitg, Estavar, Latour-de-Carol, Sainte-Leocadie, Targassonne and Ur.

This page in French: Visiter Dorres

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