Claira tourism and travel guide

Photo of Claira in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Perpignan at 9 km from Claira

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Claira 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 Claira in Occitanie.

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

Claira, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction south-west)

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-west), 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 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide


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

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

See Leucate guide


at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Elne guide
Chateau d\'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 22 km (direction west-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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La Palme

La Palme

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

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

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Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Castelnou guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Collioure guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 29 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 29 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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Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Markets in and near Claira

  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (7km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (7km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (9km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (16km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)

More information about Claira, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Claira, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (25km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (29km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (35km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Leucate (10km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (11km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (29km)
  • Paulilles (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (37km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (39km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (40km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (40km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (44km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (46km)
  • Pic du Canigou (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Claira is in the south of France at 9 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Claira is 679 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Claira

Canton: Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66530

Distance to Claira

from Perpignan (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 679 km

from Calais: 914 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 365 km

from Strasbourg: 746 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bompas, Canet-en-Roussillon, Pia, Saint-Hippolyte, Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque, Sainte-Marie, Torreilles and Villelongue-de-la-Salanque.

This page in French: Visiter Claira