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Fenouillet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fenouillet in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Chateau de Puilaurens at 7 km from Fenouillet

Visit Fenouillet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puilaurens at 7 km and Mosset at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fenouillet, 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 Fenouillet in Occitanie.

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

Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 7 km (direction west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mosset guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar...

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Eus guide


at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west), 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 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Prades guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 20 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but...

See Alet-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fenouillet


Markets in and near Fenouillet

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (28km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (32km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (35km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (38km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (40km)

More information about Fenouillet, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fenouillet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (22km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (23km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (25km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (31km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (10km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (15km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (22km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (30km)
  • Pic du Canigou (31km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (38km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (40km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (40km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (41km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (49km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (55km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Fenouillet is in the south of France at 43 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Fenouillet is 674 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fenouillet

Canton: Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66220

Distance to Fenouillet

from Perpignan (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 674 km

from Calais: 908 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 767 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caudies-de-Fenouilledes, Fosse, Gincla, Le Vivier, Montfort-sur-Boulzane, Prugnanes, Salvezines and Vira.

This page in French: Visiter Fenouillet

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