Perpignan travel guide
Visit Perpignan: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Perpignan travel guide
Location: Perpignan is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department (Languedoc-Roussillon region) in the south of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Pyrenees-Orientales department. (General information: Perpignan is 686 km from Paris and 921 km from the port at Calais).
Tourist classifications for Perpignan: Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns); Town of Art and history;
Market days in Perpignan: weekly market: Every day; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Perpignan: these include Elne at 13 km and Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales at 13 km. Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) is a listed religious monument at 5 km and Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) is a listed religious monument at 17 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Perpignan, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Perpignan
Fort de Salses 16km
Ille sur Tet 22km
Port Vendres 27km
Arles sur Tech 34km
Gorges de la Fou 34km
Note that all distances from Perpignan shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Perpignan holidays and travel
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Markets near Perpignan
- Perpignan: market every Every day (0km)
- Toulouges: market every Tuesday & Friday (6km)
- Rivesaltes: market every Monday (8km)
- Canet-en-Roussillon: market every Tuesday & Thursday (10km)
- Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market every Thursday & Sunday (12km)
- Saint-Cyprien: market every Tuesday - seasonal market only - (13km)
- Saint-Cyprien: market every Thursday & Friday (13km)
- Elne: market every Wednesday & Friday (13km)
- Thuir: market every Saturday (13km)
- Le Barcares: market every Monday - seasonal market only - (16km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Perpignan and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Perpignan map below.
Grand Site Of France Massif du Canigou (41km)
Recommended Detour Prades (39km)
Religious Monument Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (5km); Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (17km); Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (22km); Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (22km); Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (22km); Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (28km); Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (32km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (22km); Gorges de Galamus (37km)
Map of places to visit near Perpignan & Location Information
Distance to Perpignan
from Perpignan (local prefecture): 0 km
from Paris: 686 km
from Calais: 921 km
from Nice: 372 km
from Bordeaux: 366 km
from Strasbourg: 755 km
* distances are direct not by road!
For driving distances to Perpignan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Perpignan