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Department:Pyrenees Orientales
Number of Listed Historic Monuments:51
Perpignan's Tourist Office Web Site

tourist sitesTourist Sites (in and around the city)

Aguilar Castle Perpignan tourist site Arles-sur-Tech Holy Tomb Perpignan tourist site Castelnou Perpignan tourist site Eus Perpignan tourist site Paulilles Cove Perpignan tourist site Puilaurens Castle - A Cathar Fortress Perpignan tourist site Vernet les Bains and Saint Martin du Canigou Abbey Perpignan tourist site ...


Perpignanthings to do, activities, eventsThings to Do, Activites

"Festa Major" of Prats de Mallo Perpignan activities "Fête de l'Ours" - Bear Festival Perpignan activities "Les Médiévales de Peyrepertuse" Perpignan activities "Procession de la Sanch" Perpignan activities "Sardane" Festival Perpignan activities Cherry Festival of Céret Perpignan activities The Yellow Train Catalan Perpignan activities Arles-sur-Tech "Festa Major" Perpignan activities Cathar Country Train Jouneys Perpignan activities COUNTRY HERITAGE DAYS - JOURNEES DU PATRIMOINE DE PAYS at Fort Lagarde Perpignan activities Festa de les Bruixes Perpignan activities Grape Harvest Festival in Banyuls-sur-Mer Perpignan activities Guided underwater safari in Cèrbere-Banylus marin reserve Perpignan activities International Sheepdog Competition Perpignan activities Perpignan Sacred Music Festival Perpignan activities Prehistory Center of Tautavel Perpignan activities Prehistory Festivals at Tautavel Perpignan activities Saint Cyprien Botanical Gardens Perpignan activities Sol y Fiesta Perpignan activities St. Vincent Days in Collioure Perpignan activities The restaurant of the the "Hospitality School" of Vernet les Bains Perpignan activities Trobada du Canigou Perpignan activities Trobades - Medieval Festival and Market Perpignan activities ...


Perpignan helpful hintsSome Helpful Hints

The "Conseil Général" of Pyrénées-Orientales runs the €1 bus network that can take you all over the department - yes it is true! - with the only caveat that the trip should last less than 2 hours.
More information at: a guides for finding the best restaurants in Pyrenees Orientales.

Perpignan short historyPerpignan's Short History

"All of a sudden everything appeared clear like lightened by a flash: in front of me there was the center of the universe". This declaration was made by Salvador Dali when he visited Perpignan train station in September 1963. He later celebrated it in the painting called "Perpignan Railway Station".
Perpignan is the departmental capital of "Pyrenees Orientales" the most southern of the French departments.
Perpignan exists since Roman times. At the time it was called Ruscino – hence the name Rousillon of the region - and was one of the big cities on the "Via Domitia", the antique highway that...


Perpignan weather patternPerpignan Weather Pattern

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