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Mosset tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mosset: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France'

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Mosset. For detailed visitor information see the Mosset travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Mosset include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Prades at 8 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mosset, 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 Mosset in Occitanie.

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

Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Prades

Prades

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Prades guide
Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eus guide
 
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Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

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

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your...

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Castelnou guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide

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Map of places to visit near Mosset

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Markets in and near Mosset

  • Prades: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (28km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (34km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (34km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (39km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (40km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (42km)

More information about Mosset, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Mosset, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (9km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (10km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (12km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (17km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (21km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (22km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (16km)
  • Pic du Canigou (19km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (22km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (22km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (22km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (31km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (31km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (31km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (36km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (41km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (43km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Mosset is in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Mosset is 688 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mosset

Canton: Prades

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66500

Distance to Mosset

from Perpignan (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 688 km

from Calais: 922 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 780 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Campome, Catllar, Molitg-les-Bains, Nohedes and Urbanya.

This page in French: Visiter Mosset

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