Planes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Planes: highlights and tourist information

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Planes is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 66 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Planes is 708 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-de-Conflent at 21 km and Mosset at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Planes, 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 Planes in Occitanie.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Planes

Markets in and near Planes

  • Prades: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (44km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (45km)

More information about Planes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Planes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Planes.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (2km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (5km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (38km)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (44km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (12km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (14km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (14km)
  • Pic du Canigou (26km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (34km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (38km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (38km)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (44km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Planes

Canton: Mont-Louis

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66210

Distance to Planes

from Perpignan (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 708 km

from Calais: 941 km

from Nice: 437 km

from Bordeaux: 340 km

from Strasbourg: 805 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bolquere, Eyne, Fontpedrouse, La Cabanasse, La Llagonne, Mont-Louis, Saint-Pierre-Dels-Forcats and Sauto.

This page in French: Visiter Planes