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La Bastide tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Arles-sur-Tech at 11 km from La Bastide

Visit La Bastide: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Arles-sur-Tech at 11 km and Gorges de la Fou at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Bastide, 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 La Bastide in Occitanie.

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



at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Castelnou guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ceret guide


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

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

See Eus guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Prades guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mosset guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Perpignan guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Bastide


Markets in and near La Bastide

  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (11km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (15km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (15km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (17km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (20km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (30km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (32km)

More information about La Bastide, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near La Bastide, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (19km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (6km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (14km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (16km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (16km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (17km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Fou (10km)
  • Pic du Canigou (11km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (14km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (26km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (33km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (36km)
  • Paulilles (44km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (45km)
  • Étang de Leucate (47km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

La Bastide is in the south of France at 30 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: La Bastide is 702 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Bastide

Canton: Arles-sur-Tech

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66110

Distance to La Bastide

from Perpignan (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 702 km

from Calais: 936 km

from Nice: 401 km

from Bordeaux: 360 km

from Strasbourg: 782 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baillestavy, Boule-d'Amont, Glorianes, Prunet-et-Belpuig, Saint-Marsal, Taulis and Valmanya.

This page in French: Visiter La Bastide

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