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Puyvalador tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mosset at 19 km from Puyvalador

Visit Puyvalador: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mosset at 19 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Puyvalador, 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 Puyvalador in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have...

See Mosset guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

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

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Prades guide


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

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

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

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

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Eus guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with...

See Montsegur guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Orientales

Map of places to visit near Puyvalador


Markets in and near Puyvalador

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (32km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (39km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (42km)

More information about Puyvalador, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Puyvalador, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (15km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (27km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (38km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouillouses (13km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (18km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (22km)
  • Pic du Canigou (31km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (31km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (32km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (36km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (41km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (45km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (47km)

Geography and distances

Puyvalador is in the south of France at 64 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Puyvalador is 691 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puyvalador

Canton: Mont-Louis

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66210

Distance to Puyvalador

from Perpignan (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 691 km

from Calais: 923 km

from Nice: 434 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 792 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontrabiouse, Formigueres, Querigut, Real and Sansa.

This page in French: Visiter Puyvalador

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