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Photo of Py in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Mount Canigou at 9 km from Py

Visit Py: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mount Canigou at 9 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Py, 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 Py in Occitanie.

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

Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Prades guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Eus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mosset guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide


at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


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

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

See Castelnou guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Ceret guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 35 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Py


Markets in and near Py

  • Prades: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (27km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (33km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (36km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (37km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (40km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (44km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (49km)

More information about Py, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Py, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (11km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (5km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (11km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (22km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (23km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (30km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (7km)
  • Pic du Canigou (9km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (21km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (30km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (30km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (30km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (34km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (39km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (40km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Py is in the south of France at 50 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Py is 707 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Py

Canton: Olette

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66360

Distance to Py

from Perpignan (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 707 km

from Calais: 941 km

from Nice: 421 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 797 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Casteil, Escaro, Mantet, Nyer, Sahorre and Vernet-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Py

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