Sainte-Marie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Marie in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Perpignan at 10 km from Sainte-Marie

Visit Sainte-Marie: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Marie 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 Sainte-Marie in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perpignan at 10 km and Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca at 10 km.

Sainte-Marie, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-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 10 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 12 km (direction south)

Activity in the seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien is most definitely centred around the beach...

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Elne guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fort de Salses guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide


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

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

See Leucate guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Collioure guide
Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern Languedoc), a local fishing town...

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La Palme

La Palme

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

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

See La Palme 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 d\'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Banyuls-sur-Mer guide


at 32 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...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide

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Map of places to visit near Sainte-Marie


Markets in and near Sainte-Marie

  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (2km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (11km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (12km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (13km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (15km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)

More information about Sainte-Marie, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Marie, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (22km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (29km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (33km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (38km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (7km)
  • Étang de Leucate (14km)
  • Paulilles (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (31km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (33km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (38km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (45km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (45km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (45km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Sainte-Marie is in the south of France at 10 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Marie is 683 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Marie

Canton: Canet-en-Roussillon

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66470

Distance to Sainte-Marie

from Perpignan (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 683 km

from Calais: 919 km

from Nice: 361 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 748 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Marie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Canet-en-Roussillon, Claira, Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque, Torreilles and Villelongue-de-la-Salanque.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Marie