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Targassonne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ax-les-Thermes at 28 km from Targassonne

Visit Targassonne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 28 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Targassonne, 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 Targassonne in Occitanie.

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



at 28 km (direction 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 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mosset guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Prades guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 38 km (direction east)

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 41 km (direction east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Eus guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle...

See Montsegur guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Grotte de Lombrives

Grotte de Lombrives

Cave at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

Not the most famous caves perhaps but the Grotte de Lombrives is...

See Grotte de Lombrives guide


at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Targassonne


Markets in and near Targassonne

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (45km)

More information about Targassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Targassonne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (10km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac des Bouillouses (8km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (23km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (24km)
  • Pic du Canigou (38km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (41km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (45km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (51km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (54km)

Geography and distances

Targassonne is in the south of France at 77 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Targassonne is 707 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Targassonne

Canton: Saillagouse

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66120

Distance to Targassonne

from Perpignan (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 707 km

from Calais: 940 km

from Nice: 448 km

from Bordeaux: 332 km

from Strasbourg: 811 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dorres, Egat, Estavar, Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via, Llo, Saillagouse and Ur.

This page in French: Visiter Targassonne

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