Vingrau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vingrau in Pyrenees-Orientales

Photo is of Chateau d\'Aguilar at 5 km from Vingrau

Visit Vingrau: highlights and tourist information

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Vingrau 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 Vingrau in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d\'Aguilar at 5 km and Fort de Salses at 12 km.

Vingrau, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau d\'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 5 km (direction north-west), in the Aude department

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in the south...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Fort de Salses guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 13 km (direction west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 18 km (direction west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Perpignan guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

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

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


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

The resort at Leucate is one of the liveliest and most interesting along the...

See Leucate guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aude department

La Palme is a small traditional village in Languedoc-Roussillon with a beach, lagoon and...

See La Palme guide


at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

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

Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in southern France...

See Chateau de Termes guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

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

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of animals such as lions,...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Castelnou guide


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

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it a popular centre for artisans...

See Lagrasse guide


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

One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle also has a popular beach...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Vingrau


Markets in and near Vingrau

  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (12km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (19km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Vingrau, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Vingrau, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (44km)
  • Carcassonne (53km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (23km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (23km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (36km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (43km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Leucate (18km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (23km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (24km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (27km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (28km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (31km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (45km)
  • Pic du Canigou (45km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (46km)
  • Paulilles (48km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (51km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (52km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (53km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Vingrau is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Vingrau is 669 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vingrau

Canton: Rivesaltes

Arrondissement: Perpignan

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66600

Distance to Vingrau

from Perpignan (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 669 km

from Calais: 903 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 348 km

from Strasbourg: 745 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Paziols, Tautavel and Tuchan.

This page in French: Visiter Vingrau