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Montferrer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montferrer in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Gorges de la Fou at 6 km from Montferrer

Visit Montferrer: highlights and tourist information

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

Attractions in Montferrer

In the Gorges de la Fou you can walk along the bottom of one of the deepest gorges in the Pyrenees: Gorges de la Fou

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges de la Fou at 6 km and Arles-sur-Tech at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montferrer, 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 Montferrer in Occitanie.

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

Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide


at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ceret guide


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

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

See Castelnou guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring...

See Prades guide


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

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Eus guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mosset guide


at 38 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 39 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

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

Map of places to visit near Montferrer


Markets in and near Montferrer

  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (10km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (16km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (24km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (27km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (27km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (30km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (38km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (39km)

More information about Montferrer, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Montferrer, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (24km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (18km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (21km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (22km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (26km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Fou (4km)
  • Pic du Canigou (13km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (26km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (26km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (44km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (45km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (53km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Montferrer is in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Montferrer is 714 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montferrer

Canton: Arles-sur-Tech

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66150

Distance to Montferrer

from Perpignan (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 714 km

from Calais: 948 km

from Nice: 407 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 793 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arles-sur-Tech, Corsavy, Le Tech, Saint-Laurent-de-Cerdans and Serralongue.

This page in French: Visiter Montferrer

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