Perpignan,

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VISIT PERPIGNAN, THE CAPITAL OF THE PYRÉNÉES-ORIENTALES

Come and take a break in Perpignan Méditerannée Grand Site Occitanie Sud de France, capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales and discover the colourful districts and palm-lined streets of beautiful Catalan. 

Stroll through the Saint-Jean district around the Saint-Jean Basptiste Cathedral, and along the streets surrounding the converted private mansions such as the Hyacinthe Rigaud Museum.

Don't miss the exceptional ensemble of the Place de la Loge, make a gourmet stop at the Halles Vauban and walk along the esplanade to the Palais des Congrès and the square Bir-Hakeim, with its rare species and large specimens!

Cathédrale Saint Jean
Place Arago à Perpignan
Rue Paratilla, Perpignan
Palais des Rois de Majorque

IN THE JARDINS DU PALAIS DES ROIS DE MAJORQUE

With a wide range of guided tours, the city gives pride of place to its historical heritage. 

With its tall silhouette dominating the city and facing the Canigou, come and admire the superb Palais des Rois de Majorque and its majestic façade. You can complete your visit by stopping at Campo Santo, a cloister-cemetery and another symbol of the Kingdom of Mallorca, an unmissable site among Perpignan's monuments.

Le Castillet by night

LE CASTILLET, THE CITY’S LANDMARK

Don’t miss the Castillet, an ancient gateway of the town now housing the Casa Pairal Museum.

Finally, there are other historic sites hosting temporary exhibitions: the Notre-Dame-des-Anges chapel and the Maison de la Catalanité, which are both places in which to meet up and chat.

Visa pour l'image à Perpignan

A LIVELY CITY ALL YEAR ROUND

Perpignan hosts events that have become institutions such as the Festival international Visa pour l’Image, Confrontation or the Festival de Musique Sacrée.

Don't miss the entertainment at Christmas and Easter as well the celebration in the summer with the Feux de la Saint-Jean to celebrate the shortest night of the year.

Jeudis de Perpignan
Jeudis de Perpignan

A REAL STREET FESTIVAL

In the middle of summer, come and enjoy the Jeudis de Perpignan, where you can find a mix of musical shows, street performers, circus acts, parades and fanfares.