Tautavel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tautavel: highlights and tourist information

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Tautavel is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 18 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Tautavel is 672 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Aguilar at 8 km and Chateau de Queribus at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tautavel, 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 Tautavel 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 Tautavel

Markets in and near Tautavel

  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (11km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (14km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (17km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (25km)

More information about Tautavel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Tautavel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (40km)
  • Carcassonne (54km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (19km)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (22km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (33km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (38km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (19km)
  • Étang de Leucate (20km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (22km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (26km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (28km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (35km)
  • Pic du Canigou (41km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (41km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (41km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (44km)
  • Paulilles (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (50km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (51km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (54km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • African reserve of Sigean (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tautavel

Canton: Latour-de-France

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 66720

Distance to Tautavel

from Perpignan (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 672 km

from Calais: 907 km

from Nice: 379 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 749 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cases-de-Pene, Estagel, Paziols and Vingrau.

This page in French: Visiter Tautavel