Ansignan tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Queribus at 12 km from Ansignan

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ansignan in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Queribus at 12 km and Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 13 km.

Ansignan, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 12 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a mountain...

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 13 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar castles found...

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at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

The steep streets of Eus re very lovely to explore - and...

See Eus guide
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at 16 km (direction south-west)

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains the...

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become...

See Mosset guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys of...

See Prades guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-west)

Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified ancient village...

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Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

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at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

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Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in...

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Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Although not very high, Mont Canigou dominates the landscape and culture of...

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Map of places to visit near Ansignan


Markets in and near Ansignan

  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (13km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (16km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (24km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (29km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (32km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Ansignan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (23km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (11km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (13km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (22km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (36km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (9km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (13km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (24km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (27km)
  • Pic du Canigou (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (32km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (34km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (40km)
  • Étang de Leucate (40km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (41km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (47km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (47km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Ansignan is in the south of France at 32 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Ansignan is 678 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ansignan

Canton: Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66220

Distance to Ansignan

from Perpignan (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 678 km

from Calais: 912 km

from Nice: 399 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 764 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Campoussy, Caramany, Felluns, Lansac, Le Vivier, Lesquerde, Pezilla-de-Conflent, Prats-de-Sournia, Saint-Arnac, Saint-Martin, Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet, Sournia, Trevillach and Trilla.

This page in French: Visiter Ansignan


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