A lot of people come to this area to challenge the Tour de France. Not always, but often, the Tour goes through Prades. Bring your bike and take a tour in the area.
The Big Caves of Canalettes are only 5 kms from Prades. These big caves are definitely worth a visit.
In the winter when it’s snowing, you only have. 50 kms drive and you will be in Font Romeu, one of the most famous places for skiing.