Canet-en-Roussillon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Canet-en-Roussillon: highlights and tourist information

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Canet-en-Roussillon is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Canet-en-Roussillon is 685 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Perpignan at 10 km and Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Canet-en-Roussillon, 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 Canet-en-Roussillon in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Canet-en-Roussillon

Markets in and near Canet-en-Roussillon

Market days in Canet-en-Roussillon: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday;

  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (0km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (10km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (10km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (13km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (13km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)

More information about Canet-en-Roussillon, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Canet-en-Roussillon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Canet-en-Roussillon.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (20km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (28km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (32km)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (32km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (4km)
  • Étang de Leucate (16km)
  • Paulilles (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (29km)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (32km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (36km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (43km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (46km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • African reserve of Sigean (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Canet-en-Roussillon

Canton: Canet-en-Roussillon

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66140

Distance to Canet-en-Roussillon

from Perpignan (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 685 km

from Calais: 921 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 750 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Canet-en-Roussillon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cabestany, Claira, Saint-Nazaire, Sainte-Marie, Saleilles, Torreilles and Villelongue-de-la-Salanque.

This page in French: Visiter Canet-en-Roussillon