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Escaro tourism and travel guide

Photo of Escaro in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Villefranche-de-Conflent at 7 km from Escaro

Visit Escaro: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-de-Conflent at 7 km and Mount Canigou at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Escaro, 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 Escaro in Occitanie.

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

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

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

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Prades

Prades

at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Prades guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
 
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Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mosset guide
Eus

Eus

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

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

See Eus guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide
Arles-sur-Tech

Arles-sur-Tech

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

The main highlight in Arles-sur-Tech is the Benedictine Abbey...

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

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Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Castelnou guide
Ceret

Ceret

at 36 km (direction east)

Ceret has an extensive historic town centre and a Picasso Museum among...

See Ceret guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Escaro

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Markets in and near Escaro

  • Prades: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (30km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (35km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (36km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (38km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (42km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (44km)

More information about Escaro, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Escaro, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (7km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (16km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (6km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (7km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (9km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (21km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (23km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (29km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (3km)
  • Pic du Canigou (12km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (25km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (26km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (26km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (29km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (34km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (36km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (37km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Escaro is in the south of France at 51 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Escaro is 703 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escaro

Canton: Olette

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66360

Distance to Escaro

from Perpignan (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 703 km

from Calais: 936 km

from Nice: 422 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 794 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canaveilles, Corneilla-de-Conflent, Fuilla, Jujols, Nyer, Olette, Oreilla, Py, Sahorre, Serdinya, Souanyas, Vernet-les-Bains and Villefranche-de-Conflent.

This page in French: Visiter Escaro

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