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Photo is of Mosset at 18 km from Real

Visit Real: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mosset at 18 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Real, 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 Real in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Mosset guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Prades guide


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

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Eus guide


at 27 km (direction 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 28 km (direction east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide


at 35 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 35 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


at 37 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 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide

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

Map of places to visit near Real


Markets in and near Real

  • Prades: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (34km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (41km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (41km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (48km)

More information about Real, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Real, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (14km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (20km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (10km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (25km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (30km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (37km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Bouillouses (13km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (16km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (24km)
  • Pic du Canigou (29km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (32km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (34km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (36km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (40km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (43km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (48km)

Geography and distances

Real is in the south of France at 63 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Real is 692 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Real

Canton: Mont-Louis

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66210

Distance to Real

from Perpignan (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 692 km

from Calais: 925 km

from Nice: 433 km

from Bordeaux: 328 km

from Strasbourg: 793 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fontrabiouse, Formigueres, Les Angles, Matemale, Puyvalador, Railleu and Sansa.

This page in French: Visiter Real

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