Thuir tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thuir in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Castelnou at 5 km from Thuir

Visit Thuir: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Thuir in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnou at 5 km and Ille-sur-Tet at 12 km.

Thuir, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Castelnou guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

In Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge of...

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Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 13 km (direction east-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 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Perpignan guide


at 16 km (direction south)

Ceret has an extensive historic town centre and a Picasso Museum among...

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at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Elne guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction east)

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

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at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

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Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

The long beach, the forest and the lively town mean Argeles-sur-Mer is...

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Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west)

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

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Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

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Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 26 km (direction north-east)

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a...

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at 27 km (direction west)

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys of...

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Markets in and near Thuir

Market days in Thuir: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Thuir: market Saturday (0km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (8km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (12km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (13km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (14km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (16km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (18km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (18km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (19km)

More information about Thuir, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Thuir, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • 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)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (15km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (17km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (30km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (12km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (20km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (21km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (23km)
  • Pic du Canigou (28km)
  • Étang de Leucate (31km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (32km)
  • Paulilles (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (41km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (44km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Thuir is in the south of France at 13 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Thuir is 692 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thuir

Canton: Thuir

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66300

Distance to Thuir

from Perpignan (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 692 km

from Calais: 927 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 767 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camelas, Castelnou, Fourques, Le Soler, Llupia, Ponteilla, Saint-Feliu-d'Amont, Saint-Feliu-d'Avall, Terrats and Trouillas.

This page in French: Visiter Thuir