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Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ceret at 4 km from Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts

Visit Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ceret at 4 km and Castelnou at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts, 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 Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts in Occitanie.

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



at 4 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ceret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Castelnou guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Elne is a quiet town, with the cathedral cloisters...

See Elne guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east)

The long beach, the forest and the lively town mean...

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Activity in the seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien is most definitely centred around...

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will be...

See Perpignan guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east)

With a very attractive traditional harbour town to exlore and a small...

See Collioure guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 26 km (direction east)

Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern Languedoc), a local...

See Port Vendres guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts

  • Ceret: market Saturday (4km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (4km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (10km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (14km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (18km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)

More information about Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (19km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (23km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pic de Fontfrède (8km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (16km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (22km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (25km)
  • Pic du Canigou (27km)
  • Paulilles (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (32km)
  • Étang de Leucate (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (42km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (44km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts is in the south of France at 23 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts is 706 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts

Canton: Céret

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66400

Distance to Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts

from Perpignan (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 706 km

from Calais: 941 km

from Nice: 387 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 778 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceret, Le Boulou, Les Cluses, Llauro, Maureillas-Las-Illas, Torderes, Tresserre and Vives.

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