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Montauriol tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Castelnou at 5 km from Montauriol

Visit Montauriol: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnou at 5 km and Ceret at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montauriol, 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 Montauriol in Occitanie.

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

Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Castelnou guide
Ceret

Ceret

at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Ceret guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Arles-sur-Tech

Arles-sur-Tech

at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
 
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Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide
Perpignan

Perpignan

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Perpignan guide
Elne

Elne

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Elne guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eus guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction east)

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

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

Argeles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide
Prades

Prades

at 25 km (direction 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 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montauriol

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Markets in and near Montauriol

  • Thuir: market Saturday (7km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (10km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (10km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (12km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (19km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Montauriol, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Montauriol, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (29km)

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) (11km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (12km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (17km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (27km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (14km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (15km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (16km)
  • Pic du Canigou (23km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (25km)
  • Paulilles (34km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (37km)
  • Étang de Leucate (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (38km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (49km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (51km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Montauriol is in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Montauriol is 699 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montauriol

Canton: Céret

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66300

Distance to Montauriol

from Perpignan (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 699 km

from Calais: 933 km

from Nice: 389 km

from Bordeaux: 365 km

from Strasbourg: 774 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caixas, Calmeilles, Castelnou, Fourques, Llauro, Llupia, Oms, Taillet, Terrats, Torderes and Vives.

This page in French: Visiter Montauriol

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