Saint-Arnac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Queribus at 10 km from Saint-Arnac

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Saint-Arnac 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 Saint-Arnac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Queribus at 10 km and Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 10 km.

Saint-Arnac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 10 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 10 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

The steep streets of Eus re very lovely to explore - and...

See Eus guide
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at 18 km (direction south-west)

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains the...

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 19 km (direction west), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become...

See Mosset guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys of...

See Prades guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Castelnou guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

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

Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in...

See Chateau de Termes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-west)

Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified ancient village...

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

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Arnac


Markets in and near Saint-Arnac

  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (14km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (16km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (24km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (28km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (31km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Arnac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (25km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (13km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (14km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (24km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (35km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (7km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (14km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (22km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (27km)
  • Pic du Canigou (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (34km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (36km)
  • Étang de Leucate (39km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (40km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (41km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (48km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (49km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Saint-Arnac is in the south of France at 31 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Saint-Arnac is 676 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Arnac

Canton: Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66220

Distance to Saint-Arnac

from Perpignan (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 676 km

from Calais: 910 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 338 km

from Strasbourg: 762 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Arnac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansignan, Caramany, Felluns, Lansac, Lesquerde, Maury, Pezilla-de-Conflent, Prats-de-Sournia, Saint-Martin, Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet and Trilla.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Arnac


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