Lesquerde tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lesquerde in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 8 km from Lesquerde

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Lesquerde 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 Lesquerde in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 8 km and Chateau de Queribus at 8 km.

Lesquerde, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 8 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 8 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 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Eus guide
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Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 19 km (direction west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

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

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide


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

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

See Mosset guide


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

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Prades guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

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

Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in...

See Chateau de Termes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide


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

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


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

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide

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Map of places to visit near Lesquerde


Markets in and near Lesquerde

  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (26km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (28km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (32km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (38km)

More information about Lesquerde, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Lesquerde, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (27km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (16km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (26km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (36km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (6km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (16km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (20km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (27km)
  • Pic du Canigou (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (36km)
  • Étang de Leucate (38km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (39km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (41km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (43km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (46km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (47km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (51km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Lesquerde is in the south of France at 32 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Lesquerde is 673 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lesquerde

Canton: Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66220

Distance to Lesquerde

from Perpignan (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 673 km

from Calais: 907 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 760 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansignan, Cucugnan, Felluns, Lansac, Maury, Saint-Arnac, Saint-Martin and Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet.

This page in French: Visiter Lesquerde


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