Le Vivier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Puilaurens at 13 km from Le Vivier

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Le Vivier 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 Le Vivier in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puilaurens at 13 km and Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 14 km.

Le Vivier, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 13 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

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

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Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Eus guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mosset guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

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

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Prades guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your...

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to...

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Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Vivier


Markets in and near Le Vivier

  • Prades: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (18km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (21km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (29km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (34km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (37km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Vivier, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (21km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (40km)

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

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (13km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (21km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (22km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (41km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (7km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (18km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (22km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (23km)
  • Pic du Canigou (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (30km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (37km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (43km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (43km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (44km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (45km)
  • Étang de Leucate (45km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (46km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Le Vivier is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Le Vivier is 677 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Vivier

Canton: Sournia

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66730

Distance to Le Vivier

from Perpignan (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 677 km

from Calais: 910 km

from Nice: 403 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 766 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansignan, Felluns, Fenouillet, Fosse, Pezilla-de-Conflent, Prats-de-Sournia, Prugnanes, Rabouillet, Saint-Martin, Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet, Sournia, Trilla and Vira.

This page in French: Visiter Le Vivier


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