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Nyer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Nyer in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Villefranche-de-Conflent at 10 km from Nyer

Visit Nyer: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-de-Conflent at 10 km and Mount Canigou at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Nyer, 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 Nyer in Occitanie.

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

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Prades

Prades

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Prades guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
 
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Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mosset guide
Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Eus guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Arles-sur-Tech

Arles-sur-Tech

at 31 km (direction east)

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 31 km (direction east)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Castelnou guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide

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

Map of places to visit near Nyer

 
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Markets in and near Nyer

  • Prades: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (33km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (38km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (39km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (41km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (45km)

More information about Nyer, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Nyer, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (10km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (9km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (12km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (26km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (32km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (0km)
  • Pic du Canigou (15km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (23km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (23km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (28km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (32km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (34km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (38km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (40km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (44km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Nyer is in the south of France at 54 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Nyer is 703 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nyer

Canton: Olette

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66360

Distance to Nyer

from Perpignan (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 703 km

from Calais: 936 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 796 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canaveilles, Escaro, Jujols, Olette, Oreilla, Py, Serdinya, Souanyas and Thues-Entre-Valls.

This page in French: Visiter Nyer

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