Villefranche-de-Conflent tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villefranche-de-Conflent in Pyrenees-Orientales

Visit Villefranche-de-Conflent: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified ancient village in the valley and a substantial fort high on the cliff above the village

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Villefranche-de-Conflent. For detailed visitor information see the Villefranche-de-Conflent travel guide.

Villefranche-de-Conflent is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Villefranche-de-Conflent is 697 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Villefranche-de-Conflent include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Molitg-les-Bains at 8 km and Mosset at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villefranche-de-Conflent, 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 Villefranche-de-Conflent in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Villefranche-de-Conflent

Markets in and near Villefranche-de-Conflent

  • Prades: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (28km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (29km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (33km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (34km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (39km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (40km)

More information about Villefranche-de-Conflent, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Villefranche-de-Conflent, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villefranche-de-Conflent.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (0km)
  • 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 (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (3km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (3km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (8km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (14km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (18km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (23km)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (23km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (9km)
  • Pic du Canigou (11km)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (23km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (24km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (29km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (30km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (30km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (31km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (36km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (44km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (50km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefranche-de-Conflent

Canton: Prades

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 66500

Distance to Villefranche-de-Conflent

from Perpignan (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 697 km

from Calais: 931 km

from Nice: 417 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 787 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villefranche-de-Conflent from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Catllar, Codalet, Conat, Corneilla-de-Conflent, Escaro, Fillols, Fuilla, Jujols, Prades, Ria-Sirach, Sahorre, Serdinya, Taurinya, Urbanya and Vernet-les-Bains.

This page in French: Visiter Villefranche-de-Conflent