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Saint-Nazaire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Nazaire in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales at 6 km from Saint-Nazaire

Visit Saint-Nazaire: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Nazaire is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales at 6 km and Elne at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Nazaire, 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 Saint-Nazaire in Occitanie.

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

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 6 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 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Elne guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 8 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perpignan guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

With a very attractive traditional harbour town to exlore...

See Collioure guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 19 km (direction south-east)

Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern...

See Port Vendres guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fort de Salses guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction south-east)

As well as the beach in Banyuls-sur-Mer there is also an old...

See Banyuls-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Castelnou guide


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

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

See Leucate guide


at 28 km (direction south-west)

Ceret has an extensive historic town centre and a Picasso Museum among...

See Ceret guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pyrenees-Orientales

Map of places to visit near Saint-Nazaire


Markets in and near Saint-Nazaire

  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (5km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (6km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (8km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (9km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (14km)

More information about Saint-Nazaire, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Saint-Nazaire, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (15km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (23km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (30km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (1km)
  • Étang de Leucate (20km)
  • Paulilles (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (26km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (30km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (31km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (40km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (46km)
  • Pic du Canigou (47km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Saint-Nazaire is in the south of France at 8 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Saint-Nazaire is 690 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Nazaire

Canton: Canet-en-Roussillon

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66140

Distance to Saint-Nazaire

from Perpignan (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 690 km

from Calais: 925 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 754 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alenya, Cabestany, Canet-en-Roussillon, Corneilla-Del-Vercol, Saint-Cyprien, Saleilles and Theza.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Nazaire

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