Ille-sur-Tet tourism and travel guide

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Ille-sur-Tet is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ille-sur-Tet. For detailed visitor information see the Ille-sur-Tet travel guide.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Eus at 14 km and Prades at 18 km.

Ille-sur-Tet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Eus guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Prades guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

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

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 22 km (direction 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 22 km (direction east)

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

See Perpignan guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 22 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Mosset guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ceret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


at 24 km (direction south)

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 24 km (direction south)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide

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Markets in and near Ille-sur-Tet

Market days in Ille-sur-Tet: weekly market: Wednesday & Friday;

  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (0km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (12km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (22km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (23km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (23km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (23km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Ille-sur-Tet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (23km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (1km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (9km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (21km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (23km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (1km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (21km)
  • Pic du Canigou (22km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (24km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (28km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (33km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (36km)
  • Étang de Leucate (36km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (39km)
  • Paulilles (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Ille-sur-Tet is in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Ille-sur-Tet is 688 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ille-sur-Tet

Canton: Vinça

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66130

Distance to Ille-sur-Tet

from Perpignan (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 688 km

from Calais: 922 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 352 km

from Strasbourg: 768 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ille-sur-Tet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belesta, Bouleternere, Camelas, Corbere, Corbere-les-Cabanes, Millas, Montalba-le-Chateau, Nefiach, Rodes and Saint-Michel-de-Llotes.

This page in French: Visiter Ille-sur-Tet