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Photo of Ur in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Ax-les-Thermes at 30 km from Ur

Visit Ur: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 30 km and Villefranche-de-Conflent at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ur, 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 Ur in Occitanie.

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

Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 30 km (direction north-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
Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Mosset

Mosset

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

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

See Mosset guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
 
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Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Prades

Prades

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Prades guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Montsegur guide
Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Eus 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...

See Grotte de Lombrives guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ur

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Markets in and near Ur

  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (44km)

More information about Ur, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Ur, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (16km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac des Bouillouses (13km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (13km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (29km)
  • Pic du Canigou (43km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (47km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (49km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (61km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ur is in the south of France at 83 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Ur is 712 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ur

Canton: Saillagouse

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66760

Distance to Ur

from Perpignan (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 712 km

from Calais: 944 km

from Nice: 454 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 817 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Madame, Dorres, Enveitg, Estavar, Latour-de-Carol, Nahuja, Osseja, Palau-de-Cerdagne, Sainte-Leocadie and Targassonne.

This page in French: Visiter Ur

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