Ponteilla tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Castelnou at 9 km from Ponteilla

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Ponteilla 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 Ponteilla in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnou at 9 km and Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca at 10 km.

Ponteilla, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Castelnou guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 10 km (direction 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 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Perpignan guide


at 13 km (direction east)

Elne is a quiet town, with the cathedral cloisters among the highlights...

See Elne guide
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Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ceret guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Seaside resort at 19 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 24 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 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide


Seaside resort at 24 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 25 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 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Port Vendres guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a mountain...

See Chateau de Queribus guide

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Map of places to visit near Ponteilla


Markets in and near Ponteilla

  • Thuir: market Saturday (5km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (10km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (11km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (15km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (16km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)

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Tourist attractions near Ponteilla, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (37km)

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) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (13km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (14km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (17km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (19km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (36km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (16km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (17km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (21km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (26km)
  • Étang de Leucate (29km)
  • Paulilles (29km)
  • Pic du Canigou (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (33km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (45km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (48km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Ponteilla is in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Ponteilla is 693 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ponteilla

Canton: Thuir

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66300

Distance to Ponteilla

from Perpignan (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 693 km

from Calais: 928 km

from Nice: 380 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 765 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canohes, Fourques, Llupia, Passa, Pollestres, Saint-Jean-Lasseille, Terrats, Thuir, Toulouges, Trouillas and Villemolaque.

This page in French: Visiter Ponteilla


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