Valmanya tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valmanya in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Mount Canigou at 7 km from Valmanya

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Valmanya 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 Valmanya in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mount Canigou at 7 km and Arles-sur-Tech at 12 km.

Valmanya, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mount Canigou guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Gorges de la Fou guide


at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Prades guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Eus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Castelnou guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ceret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mosset guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal residence in...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide

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Map of places to visit near Valmanya


Markets in and near Valmanya

  • Prades: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (14km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (17km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (19km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (21km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (24km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (34km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (37km)

More information about Valmanya, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Valmanya, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (15km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (12km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (13km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (14km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (17km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pic du Canigou (7km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (10km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (17km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (21km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (33km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (41km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (43km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (44km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (44km)
  • Étang de Leucate (51km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Valmanya is in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Valmanya is 703 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valmanya

Canton: Vinça

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66320

Distance to Valmanya

from Perpignan (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 703 km

from Calais: 937 km

from Nice: 405 km

from Bordeaux: 358 km

from Strasbourg: 785 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baillestavy, Glorianes and La Bastide.

This page in French: Visiter Valmanya