Port-Vendres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Port-Vendres in Pyrenees-Orientales

Visit Port-Vendres: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern Languedoc), a local fishing town and a yacht harbour

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Port-Vendres. For detailed visitor information see the Port-Vendres travel guide.

Port-Vendres is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 26 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Port-Vendres is 707 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Collioure at 2 km and Banyuls-sur-Mer at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Port-Vendres, 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 Port-Vendres 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 Port-Vendres

Markets in and near Port-Vendres

Market days in Port-Vendres: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Port-Vendres: market Saturday (0km)
  • Collioure: market Wednesday & Sunday (2km)
  • Banyuls-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (14km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Port-Vendres, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Port-Vendres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (22km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (23km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (43km)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Paulilles (3km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (7km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (19km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (30km)
  • Étang de Leucate (37km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (42km)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (43km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-Vendres

Canton: Côte Vermeille

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66660

Distance to Port-Vendres

from Perpignan (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 707 km

from Calais: 942 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 392 km

from Strasbourg: 765 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Port-Vendres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banyuls-sur-Mer and Collioure.

This page in French: Visiter Port-Vendres