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Visit Fourques: highlights and tourist information

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Fourques is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 16 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Fourques is 698 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnou at 7 km and Ceret at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fourques, 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 Fourques 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 Fourques

Markets in and near Fourques

  • Thuir: market Saturday (6km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (8km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (11km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (14km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (15km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (16km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)

More information about Fourques, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fourques, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (16km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (17km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pic de Fontfrède (15km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (16km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (20km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (20km)
  • Pic du Canigou (28km)
  • Paulilles (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (34km)
  • Étang de Leucate (34km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (42km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (50km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fourques

Canton: Thuir

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66300

Distance to Fourques

from Perpignan (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 698 km

from Calais: 933 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 771 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Llauro, Llupia, Montauriol, Passa, Ponteilla, Terrats, Thuir, Torderes, Tresserre, Trouillas and Villemolaque.

This page in French: Visiter Fourques

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