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Formigueres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mosset at 21 km from Formigueres

Visit Formigueres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mosset at 21 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Formigueres, 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 Formigueres in Occitanie.

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

Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mosset guide
Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

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

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
 
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Prades

Prades

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Prades guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 27 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
Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Eus guide
Quillan

Quillan

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

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

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

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

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Montsegur guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide

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

Map of places to visit near Formigueres

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Markets in and near Formigueres

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (35km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (37km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (41km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (43km)

More information about Formigueres, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Formigueres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (12km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (9km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (27km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (39km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouillouses (10km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (17km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (26km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (29km)
  • Pic du Canigou (31km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (35km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (40km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (43km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (44km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Formigueres is in the south of France at 65 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Formigueres is 694 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Formigueres

Canton: Mont-Louis

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66210

Distance to Formigueres

from Perpignan (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 694 km

from Calais: 927 km

from Nice: 436 km

from Bordeaux: 328 km

from Strasbourg: 796 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caudies-de-Conflent, Fontrabiouse, Les Angles, Matemale, Puyvalador, Real and Sansa.

This page in French: Visiter Formigueres

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