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Photo of Railleu in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Villefranche-de-Conflent at 15 km from Railleu

Visit Railleu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-de-Conflent at 15 km and Mosset at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Railleu, 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 Railleu in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mosset guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Prades guide


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

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

See Eus guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

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

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 39 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 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Railleu


Markets in and near Railleu

  • Prades: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (38km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (39km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (41km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (42km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (43km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (47km)

More information about Railleu, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Railleu, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (10km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (7km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (20km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (33km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (10km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (15km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (15km)
  • Pic du Canigou (24km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (28km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (36km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (37km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (37km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (37km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (41km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (50km)

Geography and distances

Railleu is in the south of France at 60 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Railleu is 697 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Railleu

Canton: Olette

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66360

Distance to Railleu

from Perpignan (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 697 km

from Calais: 930 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 795 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ayguatebia-Talau, Canaveilles, Caudies-de-Conflent, Matemale, Real and Sansa.

This page in French: Visiter Railleu

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