Vinca tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vinca in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Eus at 6 km from Vinca

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Vinca 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 Vinca in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eus at 6 km and Ille-sur-Tet at 8 km.

Vinca, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Eus guide


at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 12 km (direction west)

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains the scenery and...

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Mosset guide
Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Aude department

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a mountain in the...

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at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

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

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar castles found in the...

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at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

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Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

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

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Markets in and near Vinca

  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (8km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (14km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (18km)
  • Amelie-les-Bains-Palalda: market Thursday (23km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Ceret: market Saturday (25km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (28km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (30km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (31km)

More information about Vinca, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Vinca, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (15km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (3km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (7km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (13km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (18km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (8km)
  • Pic du Canigou (16km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (21km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (24km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (29km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (34km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (37km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (38km)
  • Étang de Leucate (44km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (44km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (44km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Vinca is in the south of France at 30 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Vinca is 690 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vinca

Canton: Vinça

Arrondissement: Prades

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66320

Distance to Vinca

from Perpignan (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 690 km

from Calais: 924 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 774 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arboussols, Bouleternere, Espira-de-Conflent, Estoher, Finestret, Joch, Marquixanes, Montalba-le-Chateau, Rigarda, Rodes and Tarerach.

This page in French: Visiter Vinca