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Planes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Villefranche-de-Conflent at 21 km from Planes

Visit Planes: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mosset guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Prades

Prades

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Prades guide
 
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Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 29 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
Eus

Eus

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

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

See Eus guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Arles-sur-Tech

Arles-sur-Tech

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 43 km (direction east), 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 43 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Planes

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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

What to do at Planes? 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)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

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

Planes is in the south of France at 66 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Planes is 708 kilometres from Paris).

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

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