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Ortaffa tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Elne at 5 km from Ortaffa

Visit Ortaffa: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Elne at 5 km and Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ortaffa, 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 Ortaffa in Occitanie.

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



at 5 km (direction east-north-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 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide


Seaside resort at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 13 km (direction north-north-west), 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 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Perpignan guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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), a local...

See Port Vendres guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ceret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Castelnou guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Banyuls-sur-Mer guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 27 km (direction west-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 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a...

See Fort de Salses guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ortaffa


Markets in and near Ortaffa

  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (8km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (10km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (13km)
  • Collioure: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (15km)

Hotels near Ortaffa

More information about Ortaffa, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Ortaffa, France

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

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) (4km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (11km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (12km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (27km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (28km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (43km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (12km)
  • Paulilles (19km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (23km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (27km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (29km)
  • Étang de Leucate (30km)
  • Pic du Canigou (39km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (46km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (57km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Ortaffa is in the south of France at 13 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Ortaffa is 699 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ortaffa

Canton: Elne

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66560

Distance to Ortaffa

from Perpignan (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 699 km

from Calais: 934 km

from Nice: 374 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 766 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bages, Banyuls-Dels-Aspres, Brouilla, Corneilla-Del-Vercol, Elne, Montescot, Palau-Del-Vidre, Saint-Andre, Saint-Genis-Des-Fontaines, Saint-Jean-Lasseille and Sorede.

This page in French: Visiter Ortaffa

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