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Photo is of Eus at 6 km from Joch

Visit Joch: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Eus at 6 km and Prades at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Joch, 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 Joch in Occitanie.

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

Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eus guide
Prades

Prades

at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Prades guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
 
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Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Castelnou guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mosset guide
Arles-sur-Tech

Arles-sur-Tech

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Ceret

Ceret

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ceret guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Joch

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Markets in and near Joch

  • Prades: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (16km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (19km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (20km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (24km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (27km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (31km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (33km)

More information about Joch, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Joch, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (13km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (5km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (5km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (11km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (15km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (10km)
  • Pic du Canigou (12km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (22km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (25km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (27km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (36km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (39km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (40km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (43km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (43km)
  • Étang de Leucate (46km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Joch is in the south of France at 32 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Joch is 694 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Joch

Canton: Vinça

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66320

Distance to Joch

from Perpignan (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 694 km

from Calais: 928 km

from Nice: 403 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 778 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arboussols, Baillestavy, Bouleternere, Espira-de-Conflent, Estoher, Eus, Finestret, Glorianes, Marquixanes, Rigarda, Rodes and Vinca.

This page in French: Visiter Joch

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