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Sournia tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sournia in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Molitg-les-Bains at 9 km from Sournia

Visit Sournia: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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!

Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Eus guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mosset guide
Prades

Prades

at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Prades guide
 
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Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 14 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar castles...

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

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

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your...

See Quillan guide

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Map of places to visit near Sournia

 
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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

What to do at Sournia? 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 des Bouillouses (40km)
  • Lac du 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

 
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Geography and distances

Sournia is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Sournia is 681 kilometres from Paris).

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

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