Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: In Prats-de-Mollo you will enjoy exploring the historic centre, then the energetic can climb the hill to the Fort Lagarede above the town

Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste. For detailed visitor information see the Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mount Canigou at 13 km and Gorges de la Fou at 14 km.

Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

less than one km (direction west-north-west)

In Prats-de-Mollo you will enjoy exploring the historic centre, then the energetic...

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Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

The steep streets of Eus re very lovely to explore - and...

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at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

In Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge of...

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at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal...

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Markets in and near Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste

  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (18km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (24km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (32km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (34km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (36km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (46km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (47km)

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Tourist attractions near Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste, France

What to do at Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (23km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (14km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (21km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (23km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (29km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (30km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Fou (12km)
  • Pic du Canigou (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (22km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (23km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (32km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (44km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (44km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (52km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste is in the south of France at 47 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste is 718 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste

Canton: Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66230

Distance to Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste

from Perpignan (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 718 km

from Calais: 952 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 800 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lamanere, Le Tech and Serralongue.

This page in French: Visiter Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste