Montalba-le-Chateau tourism and travel guide

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Montalba-le-Chateau 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 Montalba-le-Chateau in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ille-sur-Tet at 6 km and Eus at 10 km.

Montalba-le-Chateau, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

In Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge of...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Eus guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Prades guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 16 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Mosset guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

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

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 24 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 d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

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

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

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at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 27 km (direction east)

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

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Markets in and near Montalba-le-Chateau

  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (6km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (11km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (17km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (27km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (27km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (27km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (28km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Montalba-le-Chateau, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (20km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (6km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (6km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (18km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (24km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (6km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (17km)
  • Pic du Canigou (22km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (30km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (32km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (32km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (33km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (36km)
  • Étang de Leucate (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Montalba-le-Chateau is in the south of France at 27 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Montalba-le-Chateau is 685 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montalba-le-Chateau

Canton: Vinça

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66130

Distance to Montalba-le-Chateau

from Perpignan (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 685 km

from Calais: 919 km

from Nice: 398 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 768 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montalba-le-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belesta, Bouleternere, Caramany, Cassagnes, Ille-sur-Tet, Rodes, Saint-Michel-de-Llotes, Tarerach, Trevillach, Trilla and Vinca.

This page in French: Visiter Montalba-le-Chateau