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Montbolo tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montbolo in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Arles-sur-Tech at 3 km from Montbolo

Visit Montbolo: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Arles-sur-Tech at 3 km and Gorges de la Fou at 3 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montbolo, 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 Montbolo in Occitanie.

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



at 3 km (direction 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 3 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide


at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Ceret guide


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

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

See Castelnou guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 17 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


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Eus guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Prades guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Elne guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 31 km (direction 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 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Perpignan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montbolo


Markets in and near Montbolo

  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (2km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (8km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (15km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (19km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (21km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (23km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (29km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (31km)

Hotels near Montbolo

More information about Montbolo, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Montbolo, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (27km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (14km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (14km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Fou (5km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (9km)
  • Pic du Canigou (17km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (31km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (35km)
  • Paulilles (38km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (42km)
  • Étang de Leucate (49km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (54km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Montbolo is in the south of France at 31 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Montbolo is 709 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montbolo

Canton: Arles-sur-Tech

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66110

Distance to Montbolo

from Perpignan (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 709 km

from Calais: 943 km

from Nice: 398 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 785 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda, Arles-sur-Tech, Reynes, Saint-Marsal, Taillet and Taulis.

This page in French: Visiter Montbolo

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