On a visit to Perpignan you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Perpignan. These places are what Perpignan is all about. These must see places in Perpignan will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Villefranche de Conflent, France
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This is one of the greatest railway journeys in the world. Even though Perpignan is 50km away, it’s still the closest city to the starting point - Villefranche de Conflent, in the eastern Pyrenees. This metre gauge electric railway has been running since 1909. It’s route takes it through spectacular sceneries, rising from 427m to 1592m ...
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4 Rue Archers, 66000 Perpignan, France
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
King James II of Majorca built this magnificent Gothic fortress-palace in the 13th century. Organised around three courtyards, the palace is famous for:
Its two lavish chapels – the Queen’s Chapel and the Holy Cross Chapel
The Great Hall
The varied stonework of the doors, corridors, stairs, armatures and the main towers
The wonderful v...
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Avenue Château Fort, 66600 Salses-le-Château, France
10:00 am - 06:30 pm
Built in the 15th century by Spaniards, the fortress was famous for guarding the previous border between Spain and France. Its architecture is intriguing for showing a clear metamorphosis of style from medieval castle to modern fortress. It’s quite a popular destination – over 10000 people visit it annually. Today, it also houses a scul...
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1 Rue de l'Horloge, 66000 Perpignan, France
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
This large Roman Catholic Cathedral started being built in the 13th century but only finished in the 16th (there was a lot of war). It’s architecture is Catalan Gothic. The highlights of the cathedral are:
The various stylised furniture
The main altarpiece
The Pentecost hole
The left side chapels of St. Gaudérique, Immaculate Concepti...
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Place de Verdun 66000, Perpignan
10:30 am - 06:00 pm
This fortress is one of the most important military historical monuments of the city, mainly because its architecture is unique. It was built in the 14th and 15th centuries from pebbles and brick and cement. There are two parts to the building – Grand Castillet and Little Castillet. For a while in the 17th century, both parts were used as a S...
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11, rue Pierre Cartelet | Galerie Chaman’art, 66000 Perpignan, France
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Highly affordable services are the reason people can’t get enough of this nice massage parlour. It’s just a lot of bang for the buck. Massages come in many varieties: aromatherapy, pregnancy, thai and child. There is even massage training. It’s an excellent way to recharge your batteries in the middle of touring the city. Everyone...
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Guillem Park, 66330 Cabestany, France
10:00 am - 06:30 pm
This place is at once a museum, an education centre and an exhibition venue. The Master of Cabestany, whose works are displayed here, remains a mystery. Dedicated research has failed to unveil his identity. His works show both immense vigour and exquisite finesse. A highly interesting and informative visit. Everything you see here are casts though, not the originals.
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3 Rue Grande des Fabriqués, 66000 Perpignan, France
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
This may be the best place to purchase a genuine Catalan souvenir. It is an interior décor shop, set into a traditional Catalanian mansion. All the items displayed in the 900 square metre exhibition area here were personally chosen by the curator – Francoise Quinta. You’ll find furniture and fixtures, tableware, cultural items, l...
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3 Rue de l'Incendie, 66000 Perpignan, France
07:00 pm - 11:59 pm
This typical Irish pub, without which European towns seem quite incomplete, serves up excellent whiskey and beer for cheap. It is nearly always lively, has a wonderfully warm atmosphere. Pop, rock or metal music strikes up in the evening. Stepping in immediately makes you feel like you’ve stepped into Ireland.