Sournia tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sournia: highlights and tourist information

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Sournia is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Sournia is 681 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Molitg-les-Bains at 9 km and Eus at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sournia, 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 Sournia in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Sournia

Markets in and near Sournia

  • Prades: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (21km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (28km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (34km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (36km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Sournia, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Sournia, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sournia.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (17km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (9km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (16km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (18km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (24km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (12km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (16km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (23km)
  • Pic du Canigou (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (26km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (28km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (33km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (40km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (40km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (40km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (46km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sournia

Canton: Sournia

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66730

Distance to Sournia

from Perpignan (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 681 km

from Calais: 915 km

from Nice: 406 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 770 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansignan, Campoussy, Felluns, Le Vivier, Pezilla-de-Conflent, Prats-de-Sournia, Rabouillet, Tarerach and Vira.

This page in French: Visiter Sournia