Pollestres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca at 6 km from Pollestres

Visit Pollestres: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Pollestres in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca at 6 km and Perpignan at 7 km.

Pollestres, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 6 km (direction north-north-east), 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 7 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Perpignan guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-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 11 km (direction east)

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

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Castelnou guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ceret guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Collioure guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fort de Salses guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern Languedoc), a local...

See Port Vendres guide


Seaside resort at 27 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 28 km (direction 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 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide

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Map of places to visit near Pollestres


Markets in and near Pollestres

  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (7km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (9km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (11km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (13km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (14km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (15km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (16km)

More information about Pollestres, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Pollestres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (11km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (16km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (21km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (41km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (11km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (21km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (23km)
  • Étang de Leucate (25km)
  • Paulilles (26km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (30km)
  • Pic du Canigou (36km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (39km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (49km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Pollestres is in the south of France at 7 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Pollestres is 692 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pollestres

Canton: Toulouges

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66450

Distance to Pollestres

from Perpignan (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 692 km

from Calais: 927 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 762 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bages, Cabestany, Canohes, Montescot, Ponteilla, Toulouges, Trouillas, Villemolaque and Villeneuve-de-la-Raho.

This page in French: Visiter Pollestres


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