Sansa tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sansa: highlights and tourist information

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Sansa is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 60 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Sansa is 696 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-de-Conflent at 16 km and Mosset at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sansa, 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 Sansa 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 Sansa

Markets in and near Sansa

  • Prades: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (37km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (38km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (39km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (43km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (44km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (45km)

More information about Sansa, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Sansa, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (11km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (16km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (8km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (21km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (28km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (34km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (11km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (15km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (15km)
  • Pic du Canigou (25km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (26km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (35km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (36km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (37km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (39km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (39km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sansa

Canton: Olette

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66360

Distance to Sansa

from Perpignan (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 696 km

from Calais: 928 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 794 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sansa from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ayguatebia-Talau, Caudies-de-Conflent, Formigueres, Matemale, Puyvalador, Railleu and Real.

This page in French: Visiter Sansa