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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Thuir - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Thuir, door Aspre.

Located at the foot of the Pyrenees foothills, Thuir is the wine center and economic Aspre. Old medieval walled city, it holds many treasures of its past.

Land of vineyards, viticulture links are very strong. Thuir is the capital of the famous aperitif Byrrh: Byrrh caves with the largest oak vat in the world attract thousands of visitors each year.

Geographical information

Latitude42.6324300 (N 42° 37’ 57”)
Longitude2.7563480 (E 2° 45’ 23”)
AltitudeFrom 78m to 243m
Surface area19.90 km²
Population7299 inhabitants
Density366 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePerpignan (17.1 km, 23 min)
Insee code66210
IntercommunalityCC des Aspres

Nearest cities & towns

Llupia2.2 km (7 min)
Sainte-Colombe-de-la-Commanderie2.6 km (7 min)
Terrats3.6 km (8 min)
Castelnou5.9 km (12 min)
Trouillas6.2 km (10 min)
Ponteilla6.5 km (10 min)
Fourques7.1 km (13 min)
Le Soler7.4 km (13 min)
Saint-Féliu-d'Avall7.7 km (14 min)
Corbère-les-Cabanes7.8 km (10 min)
Corbère7.8 km (10 min)
Toulouges8 km (13 min)
Canohès8.9 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities


The entrance to the city
The entrance to the city
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Christmas Thuir
Christmas Thuir
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Wine and olive oil tasting
Local flavoursFreeMillas (10.4 km)
Discovery flight in a helicopter
Sports sensations50 € to 140 € Perpignan (12.9 km)
Canyoning at the Gourg des Anelles (Level 2)
Sports sensations40 € Céret (16.3 km)
Canyoning or rafting in Aude
Sports sensations28 € Canet-en-Roussillon (24 km)
Boat and jet-ski licences
Sports sensations320 € Canet-en-Roussillon (24 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Battle of Boulou
HikeEasy1h50Le Boulou (13.6 km)
Saint-Ferréol hermitage
HikeEasy2h10Céret (16.3 km)
The Flag (Le Drapeau)
HikeIntermediate2h00Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda (17.8 km)
Chapel of Santa Engracia
HikeIntermediate3h30Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda (17.8 km)
Tour of Canet-en-Roussillon
Village visitEasy4h00Canet-en-Roussillon (22 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals