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...

See Fort de Salses guide


at 11 km (direction south-west)

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will be...

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...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

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

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...

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide


at 21 km (direction south)

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

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,...

See La Palme guide
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...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide


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...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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