HIGHLIGHTS

 

The Castellet

Perpignan's landmark, Le Castellet, is the ancient main gate along the city walls, built in 1368 by master builder Guillem Guitard.

Today, this building houses the Catalan Museum of Popular Art and Traditions.

Palais des Rois de Majorque

Located in the heart of the city, this majestic Gothic palace is one of the most important monuments in the Roussillon region.

Home to the Kings of Majorca, it houses both a lower and upper chapel inside its tower and has three charming inner courtyards. Discover its interesting combination of Romanesque and Gothic style.

Saint John the Baptist Cathedral

Construction of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint John the Baptist of Perpignan began in 1324. It drew on the southern French Gothic style and was originally envisioned as a three-nave church.

The church later became a cathedral in 1601, consisting of a single nave of great breadth, several vaults in Gothic style and Neo-Gothic stained glass. It is a key religious temple in the history of Perpignan.

​WHAT TO DO

 

Musée Bella

Musée Bella

All year

If you are an amateur and toy collector, this museum will impress you with its more than 500 dolls and the different machinery used to make them.

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

Saturdauys from 30th May to 29th August

Visit the historic center of Perpignan with a guide who will explain the evolution of the city since the Middle Ages.

International Festival of Photojournalism

International Festival of Photojournalism

From 29th August to 13th September

The world’s most important photojournalism festival. An exceptional event for photography lovers and an opportunity to visit the exhibits located throughout the city. Come and discover captivating stories made by photojournalists worldwide.

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CONNECTIONS AND RELATED DESTINATIONS

Found at the heart of a natural park and near the coast, the city of Narbonne is in a pleasant geographical location, surrounded by a magnificent natural environment with vineyards.​

Carcassonne is located on the banks of the Aude River, and its two UNESCO World Heritage sites are captivating.​

STATION

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Perpignan

35, Boulevard Saint Assiscle​
66000 Perpignan​


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