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Fourques tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Castelnou at 7 km from Fourques

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fourques in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnou at 7 km and Ceret at 11 km.

Fourques, France: places to visit and attractions

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



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

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

See Castelnou guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ceret guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


at 16 km (direction north-east)

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will be...

See Perpignan guide
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at 16 km (direction east)

Elne is a quiet town, with the cathedral cloisters among the highlights...

See Elne guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

The main highlight in Arles-sur-Tech is the Benedictine Abbey and cloisters, mostly...

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction east)

Activity in the seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien is most definitely centred around...

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east)

The long beach, the forest and the lively town mean Argeles-sur-Mer is...

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east)

With a very attractive traditional harbour town to exlore and a small...

See Collioure guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eus guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 28 km (direction east)

Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern Languedoc), a local...

See Port Vendres guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide

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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

Fourques is in the south of France at 16 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Fourques is 698 kilometres from Paris).

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.

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