Villeneuve-de-la-Raho tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve-de-la-Raho in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Elne at 6 km from Villeneuve-de-la-Raho

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Villeneuve-de-la-Raho 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 Villeneuve-de-la-Raho in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Elne at 6 km and Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca at 6 km.

Villeneuve-de-la-Raho, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-east)

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

See Elne guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 6 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

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at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west)

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

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Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

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Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

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Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Banyuls-sur-Mer guide


at 25 km (direction west)

In Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge of the village...

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at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

The main highlight in Arles-sur-Tech is the Benedictine Abbey and cloisters, mostly dating from...

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Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

In the Gorges de la Fou you can walk along the bottom of one...

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Markets in and near Villeneuve-de-la-Raho

  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (6km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (7km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (7km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (11km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (13km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-de-la-Raho, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (11km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (17km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (25km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (28km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (8km)
  • Paulilles (23km)
  • Étang de Leucate (24km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (25km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (27km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (33km)
  • Pic du Canigou (40km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (42km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (52km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Villeneuve-de-la-Raho is in the south of France at 7 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-de-la-Raho is 693 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-de-la-Raho

Canton: Elne

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66180

Distance to Villeneuve-de-la-Raho

from Perpignan (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 693 km

from Calais: 928 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 760 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villeneuve-de-la-Raho from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alenya, Bages, Cabestany, Corneilla-Del-Vercol, Elne, Montescot, Pollestres, Saleilles and Theza.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-de-la-Raho