Salses-le-Chateau tourism and travel guide

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Visit Salses-le-Chateau: highlights and tourist information

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Salses-le-Chateau is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 15 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Salses-le-Chateau is 671 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Salses-le-Chateau

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a substantial and impregnable fortress: Fort de Salses

Popular places to visit nearby include Fort de Salses at 0 km and Leucate at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Salses-le-Chateau, 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 Salses-le-Chateau in Occitanie.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Salses-le-Chateau

Markets in and near Salses-le-Chateau

  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (8km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (15km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (16km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Salses-le-Chateau, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Salses-le-Chateau, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Salses-le-Chateau.

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 (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (17km)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (30km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (33km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (38km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (38km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (51km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (53km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Leucate (6km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (20km)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (30km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (31km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (36km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (39km)
  • Paulilles (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (45km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (45km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (45km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (49km)
  • Pic du Canigou (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • African reserve of Sigean (26km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Salses-le-Chateau

Canton: Rivesaltes

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 66600

Distance to Salses-le-Chateau

from Perpignan (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 671 km

from Calais: 906 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 358 km

from Strasbourg: 741 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Salses-le-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Opoul-Perillos and Saint-Hippolyte.

This page in French: Visiter Salses-le-Chateau