Baixas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Baixas in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Perpignan at 9 km from Baixas

Visit Baixas: highlights and tourist information

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Baixas 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 Baixas in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perpignan at 9 km and Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca at 9 km.

Baixas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Perpignan guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 9 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

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Chateau d\'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 16 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

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

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

See Castelnou guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

In Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge of the village...

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Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

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

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

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at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Elne guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

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Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

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

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at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Leucate guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

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La Palme

La Palme

at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Aude department

La Palme is a small traditional village in Languedoc-Roussillon with a beach, lagoon and...

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at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Map of places to visit near Baixas


Markets in and near Baixas

  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (5km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (9km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (12km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (17km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (17km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)

More information about Baixas, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Baixas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (13km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (25km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (25km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (27km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (39km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (18km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (18km)
  • Étang de Leucate (18km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (29km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (34km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (37km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (37km)
  • Paulilles (38km)
  • Pic du Canigou (39km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Baixas is in the south of France at 9 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Baixas is 680 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baixas

Canton: Saint-Estève

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66390

Distance to Baixas

from Perpignan (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 680 km

from Calais: 914 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 357 km

from Strasbourg: 753 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baho, Calce, Cases-de-Pene, Espira-de-l'Agly, Peyrestortes, Rivesaltes and Saint-Esteve.

This page in French: Visiter Baixas