Pyrénées-orientales Tourism, France

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Pyrénées-Orientales (French pronunciation: ​[pi.ʁɔ.ʁjɑ̃.tal]; Catalan: Pirineus Orientals; Occitan: Pirenèus Orientals; "Eastern Pyrenees") is a department of southern France adjacent to the northern Spanish frontier and the Mediterranean Sea. It also surrounds the tiny Spanish exclave of Llívia, and thus has two distinct borders with Spain.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Pyrénées-orientales in France. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Pyrénées-orientales like a local. The nearest major city to Pyrénées-orientales is Carcassonne. Carcassonne is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Canal Du Midi, Basilica Of Saint Nazaire, Cathar Castles. Also, to reach Pyrénées-orientales, you'll have to take a flight to Carcassonne; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Pyrénées-orientales, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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- Know before you go to Pyrénées-orientales

Facts and Stats for Pyrénées-orientales*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pyrénées-orientales

    Know the pollution level of Pyrénées-orientales before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Pyrénées-orientales - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 93.96 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 96.55 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pyrénées-orientales

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pyrénées-orientales

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.39 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 112.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 110.49 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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