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Mont-Louis

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Mont-Louis - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales
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At the heart of the Regional Park of the Catalan Pyrenees and at the junction of three valleys of Conflent east, Capcir and the valley of the Aude to the north and west Cerdanya, Mont-Louis is a stronghold established for scratch by Vauban in 1679. Mont-Louis and 11 other fortifications of Vauban are listed as World Heritage by UNESCO in July 2008.

Geographical information

MunicipalityMont-Louis
Postcode66210
Tourism label
Latitude42.5080010 (N 42° 30’ 29”)
Longitude2.1226720 (E 2° 7’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 1516m to 1608m
Surface area0.39 km²
Population193 inhabitants
Density494 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePerpignan (80 km, 1h18)
Insee code66117
IntercommunalityCC Capcir Haut Conflent
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon

Nearest cities & towns

La Cabanasse1.5 km (4 min)
Saint-Pierre-dels-Forcats2.8 km (7 min)
La Llagonne3.8 km (7 min)
Sauto3.9 km (8 min)
Bolquère4.8 km (7 min)
Planès5.9 km (14 min)
Eyne6.8 km (9 min)
Fontpédrouse9.1 km (10 min)
Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via9.6 km (13 min)
Les Angles11.2 km (16 min)
Llo11.3 km (16 min)
Matemale11.7 km (14 min)
Égat11.7 km (17 min)
Saillagouse12.3 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Mont-Louis, aerial view
Mont-Louis, aerial view
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Mont-Louis Road covered in winter
Mont-Louis Road covered in winter
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Mont-Louis, sentry sentry
Mont-Louis, sentry sentry
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Mont-Louis, south entrance to the citadel
Mont-Louis, south entrance to the citadel
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Mont-Louis, its well convicts in the citadel
Mont-Louis, its well convicts in the citadel
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Mont-Louis, 1 solar cooker double-strength
Mont-Louis, 1 solar cooker double-strength
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Tourist Office Mont-Louis
Tourist Office Mont-Louis
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Fly fishing at the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees
Nature and the great outdoors95 € to 375 € Bolquère (4.5 km)
Swimming in warm, sulphurous water
Well-being13 € Llo (8.1 km)
Horse ride in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 65 € Matemale (8.3 km)
Rafting, hydrospeed or canoe-raft in Aude
Sports sensations30 € to 40 € Axat (33 km)
Summer and snowshoe hikes
Sports sensations25 € Belvianes-et-Cavirac (39 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Carança Gorges
HikeAthletic3h30Thuès-Entre-Valls (8.3 km)
The Lakes of Nohèdes
HikeIntermediate4h30Nohèdes (18.6 km)
Madrès Peak
HikeIntermediate3h00Roquefort-de-Sault (26 km)
Along the Bohère Canal
HikeEasy1h30Prades (27 km)
Arboussols - Marcevol loop
HikeEasy2h00Arboussols (34 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels