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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Located along the river Tech and the Mondony River, about 230 meters above sea level in the heart of Vallespir in the Pyrenees -Orientales. The spa is renowned for its hot sulfur waters and mild climate. It has two spas ( Spa Mondony and the Roman Baths ).

One can discover the medieval village of Palalda located 2 kilometers north of Amélie -les- Bains.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude42.4840779 (N 42° 29’ 3”)
Longitude2.6741980 (E 2° 40’ 27”)
AltitudeFrom 176m to 1424m
Surface area29.43 km²
Population3743 inhabitants
Density127 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePerpignan (41 km, 43 min)
Insee code66003
IntercommunalityCC du Haut Vallespir

Nearest cities & towns

Arles-sur-Tech6.3 km (14 min)
Montbolo7.5 km (15 min)
Reynès9.9 km (20 min)
Céret10.4 km (17 min)
Taulis12.9 km (22 min)
Corsavy13.1 km (23 min)
Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts14.1 km (20 min)
Maureillas-las-Illas16.1 km (24 min)
Vivès16.7 km (25 min)
Taillet17.2 km (28 min)
Montferrer17.4 km (29 min)
Le Boulou18.1 km (26 min)
Saint-Marsal18.2 km (28 min)
Llauro18.7 km (30 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Carnival and Gregory amélien in February -March.

Exchange the old cars in March.

Vallespir Rally in April.

Exhibition of antique weapons in May.

Bonfires of Saint John in June.

Thursday Amelie from July to September.

International Folklore Festival the first week of August.

Festibanyes in September.

Frequently Asked minerals in October.

Information to the Tourist Office on +33 4 68 39 01 98.


View Amélie -les- Bains from Thermes
View Amélie -les- Bains from Thermes
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The Mondony
The Mondony
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Église Saint -Quentin (1868)
Église Saint -Quentin (1868)
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning at the Gourg des Anelles (Level 2)
Sports sensations40 € Céret (6.1 km)
Visit the donkey farm
Nature and the great outdoors4 € Tordères (10.5 km)
Mountain bike course
Sports sensations40 € Argelès-sur-Mer (29 km)
Helicopter sightseeing flight
Sports sensations50 € to 140 € Perpignan (29 km)
Mini golf at Tropical golf
Sports sensations7 € to 10 € Argelès-sur-Mer (30 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Flag (Le Drapeau)
Chapel of Santa Engracia
Saint-Ferréol hermitage
HikeEasy2h10Céret (6.1 km)
Battle of Boulou
HikeEasy1h50Le Boulou (13.7 km)
Arboussols - Marcevol loop
HikeEasy2h00Arboussols (25 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals