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Urbanya tourism and travel guide

Photo of Urbanya in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Mosset at 5 km from Urbanya

Visit Urbanya: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mosset at 5 km and Molitg-les-Bains at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Urbanya, 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 Urbanya in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mosset guide


at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide


at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Prades guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Eus guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mount Canigou guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

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

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west), 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 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide


at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Castelnou guide

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

Map of places to visit near Urbanya


Markets in and near Urbanya

  • Prades: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (27km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (32km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (35km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (37km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (40km)

More information about Urbanya, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Urbanya, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (7km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (21km)

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

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (10km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (16km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (23km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (26km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (12km)
  • Pic du Canigou (18km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (23km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (26km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (26km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (26km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (26km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (32km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (40km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (42km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (43km)

Geography and distances

Urbanya is in the south of France at 49 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Urbanya is 691 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Urbanya

Canton: Prades

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66500

Distance to Urbanya

from Perpignan (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 691 km

from Calais: 925 km

from Nice: 420 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 785 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Conat, Mosset, Nohedes and Villefranche-de-Conflent.

This page in French: Visiter Urbanya

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