Maureillas-Las-Illas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ceret at 5 km from Maureillas-Las-Illas

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Maureillas-Las-Illas 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 Maureillas-Las-Illas in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ceret at 5 km and Arles-sur-Tech at 15 km.

Maureillas-Las-Illas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Ceret guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Castelnou guide
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at 18 km (direction north-east)

Elne is a quiet town, with the cathedral cloisters among the highlights...

See Elne guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

The long beach, the forest and the lively town mean Argeles-sur-Mer is...

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Activity in the seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien is most definitely centred around...

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction east)

With a very attractive traditional harbour town to exlore and a small...

See Collioure guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 24 km (direction north-north-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 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Perpignan guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 24 km (direction east)

Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern Languedoc), a local...

See Port Vendres guide


at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction east)

As well as the beach in Banyuls-sur-Mer there is also an old...

See Banyuls-sur-Mer guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide

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Markets in and near Maureillas-Las-Illas

  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (4km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (5km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (11km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (17km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (18km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Maureillas-Las-Illas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (11km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (24km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (25km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (35km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pic de Fontfrède (7km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (17km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (25km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (25km)
  • Paulilles (25km)
  • Pic du Canigou (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (29km)
  • Étang de Leucate (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (44km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (47km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Maureillas-Las-Illas is in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Maureillas-Las-Illas is 709 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maureillas-Las-Illas

Canton: Céret

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66480

Distance to Maureillas-Las-Illas

from Perpignan (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 709 km

from Calais: 943 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 779 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Maureillas-Las-Illas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceret, Le Boulou, Le Perthus, Les Cluses, Montesquieu-Des-Alberes, Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts and Vives.

This page in French: Visiter Maureillas-Las-Illas


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