Prats-de-Sournia tourism and travel guide

Photo of Prats-de-Sournia in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Eus at 11 km from Prats-de-Sournia

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Prats-de-Sournia 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 Prats-de-Sournia in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eus at 11 km and Molitg-les-Bains at 12 km.

Prats-de-Sournia, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Eus guide


at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mosset guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Prades guide
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Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

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

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at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar castles found...

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 25 km (direction south)

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

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at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your...

See Quillan guide

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Map of places to visit near Prats-de-Sournia


Markets in and near Prats-de-Sournia

  • Prades: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (27km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (34km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (35km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Prats-de-Sournia, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (19km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (10km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (19km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (19km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (26km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (10km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (15km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (23km)
  • Pic du Canigou (25km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (28km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (34km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (41km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (42km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (42km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (45km)
  • Étang de Leucate (45km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (46km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Prats-de-Sournia is in the south of France at 36 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Prats-de-Sournia is 680 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Prats-de-Sournia

Canton: Sournia

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66730

Distance to Prats-de-Sournia

from Perpignan (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 680 km

from Calais: 913 km

from Nice: 404 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 768 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansignan, Campoussy, Felluns, Fosse, Le Vivier, Pezilla-de-Conflent, Rabouillet, Saint-Arnac, Saint-Martin, Sournia, Trevillach, Trilla and Vira.

This page in French: Visiter Prats-de-Sournia


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