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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
Population224 inhabitants
Density574 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
Mont-Louis, aerial
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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, southern entrance to the citadel
Mont-Louis, southern 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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Weather

Tuesday 3 march
Min. 11°C - Max. 14°C
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Wednesday 4 march
Min. 7°C - Max. 11°C
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Thursday 5 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 10°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse ride in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors14 € to 25 € Matemale (8.3 km)
Rafting, hydrospeed or canoe-raft in Aude
Sports sensations30 € to 40 € Axat (33 km)
Hike in the Ariège mountains
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 25 € Ax-les-Thermes (33 km)
Mountain break, snowshoeing
Nature and the great outdoors155 € to 496 € Ax-les-Thermes (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
HikeEasy1h00Prades (27 km)
Arboussols - Marcevol loop
HikeEasy2h00Arboussols (34 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels