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Montescot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montescot in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Elne at 3 km from Montescot

Visit Montescot: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Elne at 3 km and Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montescot, 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 Montescot in Occitanie.

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

Elne

Elne

at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Elne guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 10 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide
Argeles-sur-Mer

Argeles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide
 
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Perpignan

Perpignan

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Perpignan guide
Collioure

Collioure

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Collioure guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Port Vendres guide
Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Castelnou guide
Ceret

Ceret

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ceret guide
Banyuls-sur-Mer

Banyuls-sur-Mer

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

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

See Banyuls-sur-Mer guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban...

See Fort de Salses guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Arles-sur-Tech

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montescot

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Markets in and near Montescot

  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (3km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (6km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (11km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (13km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (15km)

More information about Montescot, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Montescot, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (8km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (15km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (27km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (29km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (9km)
  • Paulilles (19km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (24km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (27km)
  • Étang de Leucate (27km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (32km)
  • Pic du Canigou (40km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (45km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (55km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Montescot is in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Montescot is 696 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montescot

Canton: Elne

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66200

Distance to Montescot

from Perpignan (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 696 km

from Calais: 931 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 762 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alenya, Bages, Banyuls-Dels-Aspres, Brouilla, Corneilla-Del-Vercol, Elne, Latour-Bas-Elne, Ortaffa, Palau-Del-Vidre, Pollestres, Saint-Cyprien, Saint-Jean-Lasseille, Saleilles, Theza and Villeneuve-de-la-Raho.

This page in French: Visiter Montescot

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