Saint-Hippolyte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Hippolyte in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Fort de Salses at 7 km from Saint-Hippolyte

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Saint-Hippolyte 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-Hippolyte in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fort de Salses at 7 km and Perpignan at 11 km.

Saint-Hippolyte, 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 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fort de Salses guide


at 11 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 12 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal residence in...

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at 15 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
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 19 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 21 km (direction south)

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

See Elne guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 21 km (direction south), in the Aude department

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

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Chateau d\'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 21 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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at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

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Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 27 km (direction north-north-east), 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 27 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 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Castelnou guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 29 km (direction west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Collioure guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Hippolyte

  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (2km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (8km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (10km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (11km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (19km)

More information about Saint-Hippolyte, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hippolyte, France

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

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 (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (27km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (31km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (37km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Leucate (7km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (13km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (31km)
  • Paulilles (34km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (39km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (40km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (41km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (45km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (47km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (49km)
  • Pic du Canigou (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Saint-Hippolyte is in the south of France at 11 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hippolyte is 676 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hippolyte

Canton: Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66510

Distance to Saint-Hippolyte

from Perpignan (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 676 km

from Calais: 911 km

from Nice: 363 km

from Bordeaux: 364 km

from Strasbourg: 744 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Claira, Le Barcares, Pia, Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque, Salses-le-Chateau and Torreilles.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hippolyte