Things to see and do - Perpignan
Unmissable tourist sites
Perpignan Travel guide
Perpignan : Michelin's recommendations
This is the capital of the Roussillon, part of Catalonia annexed by Louis XIII in 1641, and owes its economic expansion to the export of fruit and vegetables. It makes the most of its Catalan nature. You just need to see the people of Perpignan in summer, dancing the sardana to the sound of a cobla on Place de la Loge to be convinced. Of its royal past, it has preserved the fine palace of the kings of Majorca and its museum displaying Catalan artists such as Hyacinthe Rigaud and Maillol.
Tourist attractions Perpignan : Things to see and do
pl. de Verdun F - 66000 Perpignan
This emblem of Perpignan stands over Place de la Victoire. Its two towers are crowned with extraordinarily high crenelles and machicolations. Today, it houses the Catalan Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions.
2 r. des Fabriques-d'En-Nabot F - 66000 Perpignan
In Rue des Fabriques-d'En-Nabot (this was once the quartier of ther «parayres» or material finishers, the main business of Perpignan during the Middle Ages), stands this mansion, one of few in the town to have survived in a good state. It has a patio..
pl. de la Loge F - 66000 Perpignan
This very beautiful late-14C building was the seat of a sea-trade tribunal. The boat-shaped weathervane on the corner of the building symbolised the seafaring traditions of the Roussillon.
lieu dit Au bon secours F - 66 100 PERPIGNAN
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28 Quai Sadi Carnot F - 66000 Perpignan
Located on the banks of the Basse in Perpignan, Hotel de France is set in an 1833 building and is situated in the town centre. It offers individually decorated rooms with an LCD TV and free Wi-Fi access. Rooms at Hotel de France are bright and decor..
8 Boulevard Wilson F - 66000 Perpignan
Hôtel Windsor is located in Perpignan town centre, opposite the Palais des Congrès. It offers meeting rooms and an on-site bar just 12 km from the Mediterranean Sea. The rooms at Hôtel Windsor are soundproofed and air-conditioned. Each has an LCD TV..
16 r. des Cardeurs F - 66000 Perpignan
Come and taste the handiwork of this young chef, who created his first business here after a stint in some good establishments in Southwest France. Colourful, flavoursome, full of passion, yet meticulous, his food is a voyage of discovery that is def..
51 cours Lassus F - 66000 Perpignan
pl. Desprès F - 66000 Perpignan
In the little backstreets of old Perpignan, this small restaurant is well named. Bric-a-brac, old books and conviviality around well-prepared gourmet Catalan cuisine.
1 cours Palmarole F - 66000 Perpignan
A pleasant, refined eatery next to the river. In the dining room, mum and daughter advise on delicious regional wines. While dad and son-in-law work in the kitchen creating well crafted cuisine dominated by fish. Homemade ice creams and desserts.
15 r. Valette F - 66000 Perpignan
A tiny restaurant (20 covers) near the station. The chef hails from Australia, is very influenced by Asian flavours and prepares cuisine that exalts the ingredients. Tasting menu only served at dinner.
23 r. Jean-Payra F - 66000 Perpignan
The chef at this contemporary restaurant really has a taste for the finest ingredients. Fish? He buys it in from the local fishermen. Vegetables? Freshly harvested from his own 3ha plot carefully maintained by his father. Fresh food at its best!
9 av. Julien-Panchot F - 66000 Perpignan
The chef at this restaurant certainly knows how to convey feeling when he concocts his dishes. He cooks French traditional dishes showcasing local producers' goods. Excellent value for money! Not surprisingly, word-of-mouth about the place is in full..