Le Barcares tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Barcares in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Fort de Salses at 11 km from Le Barcares

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Le Barcares 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 Le Barcares in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fort de Salses at 11 km and Leucate at 13 km.

Le Barcares, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fort de Salses guide


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

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

See Leucate guide


at 16 km (direction west-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 16 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
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See La Palme guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Elne guide


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

One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle also has a popular beach...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide
Chateau d\'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

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

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of animals such as lions,...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Collioure guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Port Vendres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Castelnou guide

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Markets in and near Le Barcares

Market days in Le Barcares: seasonal market: Monday; weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday & Friday;

  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (4km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (10km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (13km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (16km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (20km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)

More information about Le Barcares, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Le Barcares, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (29km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (37km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (43km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Leucate (7km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (14km)
  • Paulilles (33km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (37km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (38km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (45km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (46km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Le Barcares is in the south of France at 16 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Le Barcares is 676 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Barcares

Canton: Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66420

Distance to Le Barcares

from Perpignan (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 676 km

from Calais: 911 km

from Nice: 357 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 740 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Hippolyte, Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque and Torreilles.

This page in French: Visiter Le Barcares