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Sansa tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sansa in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Villefranche-de-Conflent at 16 km from Sansa

Visit Sansa: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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!

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Villefranche-de-Conflent

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east)

Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified ancient village...

See Villefranche-de-Conflent guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become...

See Mosset guide
Molitg-les-Bains

Molitg-les-Bains

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

If you are wanting a spa break in the...

See Molitg-les-Bains guide
Prades

Prades

at 20 km (direction east)

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys...

See Prades guide
 
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Eus

Eus

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east)

The steep streets of Eus re very lovely to explore -...

See Eus guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

Although not very high, Mont Canigou dominates the landscape and...

See Mount Canigou guide
Ax-les-Thermes

Ax-les-Thermes

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as...

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Prats de Mollo la Preste

Prats de Mollo la Preste

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

In Prats-de-Mollo you will enjoy exploring the historic centre, then the...

See Prats de Mollo la Preste guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide

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Map of places to visit near Sansa

 
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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

What to do at Sansa? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Sansa is in the south of France at 60 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Sansa is 696 kilometres from Paris).

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

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