Vernet-les-Bains tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vernet-les-Bains in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Villefranche-de-Conflent at 5 km from Vernet-les-Bains

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Vernet-les-Bains 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 Vernet-les-Bains in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-de-Conflent at 5 km and Mount Canigou at 6 km.

Vernet-les-Bains, 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 north-north-west)

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

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Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

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at 30 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

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Map of places to visit near Vernet-les-Bains


Markets in and near Vernet-les-Bains

  • Prades: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (25km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (30km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (30km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (32km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (36km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (44km)

More information about Vernet-les-Bains, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Vernet-les-Bains, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (5km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (2km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (3km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (4km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (17km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (23km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pic du Canigou (6km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (9km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (20km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (24km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (32km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (32km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (32km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (33km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (35km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (54km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Vernet-les-Bains is in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Vernet-les-Bains is 701 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernet-les-Bains

Canton: Prades

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66820

Distance to Vernet-les-Bains

from Perpignan (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 701 km

from Calais: 935 km

from Nice: 416 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 790 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vernet-les-Bains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Casteil, Clara, Corneilla-de-Conflent, Escaro, Fillols, Fuilla, Mount Canigou, Py, Sahorre, Serdinya, Taurinya and Villefranche-de-Conflent.

This page in French: Visiter Vernet-les-Bains