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Alenya tourism and travel guide

Photo of Alenya in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales at 3 km from Alenya

Visit Alenya: highlights and tourist information

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Alenya is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales at 3 km and Elne at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Alenya, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Alenya in Occitanie.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 3 km (direction south-east)

Activity in the seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien is most definitely centred around...

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide


at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

Elne is a quiet town, with the cathedral cloisters among the highlights...

See Elne guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 9 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will be...

See Perpignan guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

The long beach, the forest and the lively town mean Argeles-sur-Mer is...

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction south-east)

With a very attractive traditional harbour town to exlore and a small...

See Collioure guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 17 km (direction south-east)

Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern Languedoc), a local...

See Port Vendres guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-east)

As well as the beach in Banyuls-sur-Mer there is also an old...

See Banyuls-sur-Mer guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a...

See Fort de Salses guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west)

The picturesque village of Castelnou, overlooked by a castle, is one of...

See Castelnou guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

Ceret has an extensive historic town centre and a Picasso Museum among...

See Ceret guide


at 30 km (direction west)

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 30 km (direction west), in the Aude department

The resort at Leucate is one of the liveliest and most interesting...

See Leucate guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Orientales

Map of places to visit near Alenya


Markets in and near Alenya

  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (3km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (5km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (8km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (10km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Collioure: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)

Hotels near Alenya

More information about Alenya, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Alenya, France

What to do at Alenya? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Alenya.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (12km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (20km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (30km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (33km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (3km)
  • Paulilles (19km)
  • Étang de Leucate (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (24km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (29km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (30km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (37km)
  • Pic du Canigou (45km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (46km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (56km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Alenya is in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Alenya is 693 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Alenya

Canton: Côte Radieuse

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66200

Distance to Alenya

from Perpignan (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 693 km

from Calais: 928 km

from Nice: 367 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 757 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Alenya from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cabestany, Corneilla-Del-Vercol, Elne, Latour-Bas-Elne, Montescot, Saint-Cyprien, Saint-Nazaire, Saleilles, Theza and Villeneuve-de-la-Raho.

This page in French: Visiter Alenya

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