Escaro tourism and travel guide

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Visit Escaro: highlights and tourist information

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Escaro is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 51 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Escaro is 703 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Escaro

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

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 des Bouillouses (26km)
  • Lac du 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)

Geography and distances

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