Vira tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vira: highlights and tourist information

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Vira is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Vira is 677 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puilaurens at 10 km and Mosset at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vira, 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 Vira 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 Vira

Markets in and near Vira

  • Prades: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (24km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (32km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (36km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (38km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Vira, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Vira, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (21km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (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 (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (14km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (21km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (23km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (44km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (49km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (9km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (19km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (20km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (23km)
  • Pic du Canigou (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (29km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (38km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (41km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (41km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (42km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (46km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vira

Canton: Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66220

Distance to Vira

from Perpignan (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 677 km

from Calais: 910 km

from Nice: 407 km

from Bordeaux: 332 km

from Strasbourg: 767 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caudies-de-Fenouilledes, Felluns, Fenouillet, Fosse, Le Vivier, Pezilla-de-Conflent, Prats-de-Sournia, Prugnanes, Rabouillet, Saint-Martin and Sournia.

This page in French: Visiter Vira