Where to stay around Prades?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 224 holiday lettings near Prades. From 126 houses to 29 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Prades for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Prades?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Prades. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Prades-Molitg-les-Bains Station: 986 holiday lettings
  • Pic du Canigou: 801 holiday lettings
  • Gorges de la Fou: 975 holiday lettings
  • St-Martin-du-Canigou Abbey: 1,407 holiday lettings
  • Les Gorges de la Fou: 975 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Prades listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Prades?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 126 houses in Prades. Our other popular types of Prades holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 12 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Prades?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 65 holiday homes with pool available in Prades. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make holiday rental accommodation or a property in Prades, France your home away from home

    Idyllically situated between the golden beaches of the Mediterranean coastline and the ski resorts of the Pyrenees, Prades, France is a magnificent place to take a holiday rental, especially as you can easily take a day trip into Andorra or northern Spain. Prades is the capital city of the Conflent region of Pyrenees-Orientales, and has been an important town in French history due to its position at the meeting of several rivers at the base of the Canigou Mountains. There is a strong Catalan influence in the town, which combined with the exceptional climate and stunning scenery make Prades a wonderfully nice place to be.

    Things to do on holiday in Prades, France

    The town of Prades is a very pretty, red roofed settlement, offering all the shops and services you need, so there is no need to trek to a larger town for supplies for a self catering holiday in Prades. The Tuesday market is always busy and loud as it is one of the town’s most social weekly events, and you can pick up some great bargains.

    The open, natural environment of Prades, France, means that it is a haven for walkers. Each marked trail around the town is surrounded by wild flowers and unique geological features, especially if you head into the soaring peaks of the mystical Mount Canigou. There are huge swathes of the land included in national parks due to the important, unspoilt nature they contain. These are especially popular for walkers as there are some excellent hiking trails. Many of these routes are also aimed for use on mountain biking and riding holidays, all of which thrive from Prades. There are stables and mountain biking centres in and around Prades from which you can book from a short day trip up to a week long excursion on bike, horseback or even on a donkey, which is a great way to get that little bit closer to nature, allowing true relaxation whilst on a Prades holiday.

    The shear rock faces of the Canigou Mountains are pitted and rugged, perfect for adventurers staying in Prades property to investigate using ropes, crampons and headlamps. Caving, canyoning and climbing holidays are spectacular, as the natural environment could have been designed specifically for the activities!

    The glorious beaches of the Mediterranean are just half an hours drive from a Prades property too, meaning that if the temperatures soar too high to take to the hills, you can very easily spend a day relaxing on the beach with the soft, golden and between your toes and the sound of the Mediterranean gently lapping the shore filling your ears.

    Every year, Prades’ favourite son, the composer Pablo Casals, is honoured with the huge Pablo Casals Festival of Chamber Music (lasting 3 weeks from the end of July). If you enjoy your films, the Prades Festival of Films, the Cine-Rencontres (mid-July), occurs during the summer too, as well as a host of sporting events, fetes and shows, which make the summer months a hugely enjoyable and entertaining time to rent a Prades property.

    Places to holiday in Prades, France

    Depending on your choice of activities while staying in a Prades property will determine which of the surrounding villages will be most appealing. Vernet Les Bains will be of interest to walkers and mountain climbers in a Prades property due to its location under the peak of Mount Canigou. The large casino here may tempt visitors to visit during the evening too.

    If you would like a day by the sea during the summer, Saint Cyprien is a delightful seaside resort offering a glorious sweeping beach and all the water sport facilities you could wish for.

    Weather in Prades, France

    Prades receives almost 330 days of sun every year, with daily temperatures in July and August often reaching the mid 30’s (˚C). Spring and autumn, when temperatures remain around 25˚C are the best time to take a Prades property to head into the hills.

    Flights to Prades, France

    Perpignan International Airport (PGF) is located just 50km from the centre of Prades. Property in the town can be reached within just 4 hours of leaving the UK, as Ryanair, BMIbaby and Flybe all provide direct flights to Perpignan from Stansted (STN), Southampton(SOU) and Manchester (MAN) respectively.

    Sightseeing in and around Prades

    Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Prades has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Soldeu Ski Resort (17.7 mi / 28.6 km)
    • Ax 3 Domaines Ski Resort (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • Plateau de Beille Ski Resort (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
    • Formigueres Ski Resort (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
    • Les Angles Ski Resort (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
    • Bolquere-Pyrenees 2000 Ski Resort (20 mi / 32.2 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Prades

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Prades. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Gorges de la Frau (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
    • Lombrives Cave (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
    • Niaux Cave (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
    • Lac de Montbel (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
    • Lac des Bouillouses (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
    • Blue Lake (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)