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Visit Prades: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys of the western Pyrenees

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Prades. For detailed visitor information see the Prades travel guide.

Prades is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Prades is 693 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Prades include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Molitg-les-Bains at 5 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Prades, 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 Prades 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 Prades


Markets in and near Prades

Market days in Prades: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Prades: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (17km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (23km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (26km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (27km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (30km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (34km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (39km)

More information about Prades, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Prades, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (6km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (5km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (7km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (7km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (13km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (16km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pic du Canigou (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (16km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (17km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (23km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (24km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (30km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (33km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (36km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (36km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (40km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Prades

Canton: Prades

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66500

Distance to Prades

from Perpignan (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 693 km

from Calais: 927 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 781 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arboussols, Campome, Catllar, Clara, Codalet, Espira-de-Conflent, Estoher, Eus, Marquixanes, Molitg-les-Bains, Ria-Sirach, Taurinya and Villefranche-de-Conflent.

This page in French: Visiter Prades

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