Perpignan: Best Things to Do

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Perpignan is the center of the metropolitan area in France.

Perpignan dominated ancient buildings, historical buildings such as the Palace of the Kings of Majorca, Perpignan Cathedral, Le Castillet, Hyacinthe Rigaud Museum, and Hôtel Pams.

In the 13th and 14th centuries, this city is the capital of the continent of the Kingdom of Majorca.

It's just five hours thirty minutes from Paris by train.

Stay in La Villa Duflot Perpignan Restaurant Hôtel&Spa or Novotel Suites Perpignan Center for a nice holiday in Perpignan to feel the best accommodation in Perpignan.

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SIGHTSEEING

Take a walk along the Perpignan with visit Casa Xanxo. Casa Xanxo is a museum with great architecture. This museum also becomes a historical building with its unique design. Here, you can find fine architecture as the things that you can enjoy it. Just go and take a look and relax!.

Casa Xanxo

Casa Xanxo is a museum with great architecture.

Address : 8 Rue de la Main de Fer, 66000 Perpignan, France

DOWNTOWN

Castillet 2 is a place that really crowded with many things. Here, you can find some attractions activities such as festivals, events, and playgrounds that you can visit. This place usually crowded with people in the night. So, we suggest you spend your night here when visiting Perpignan.

Castillet 2

Castillet 2 is a place that really crowded with many things. Here, you can find some attractions activities such as festivals, events, and playgrounds that you can visit.

Address : 66000 Perpignan, France

SHOPPING

If you are looking for locally made products in Perpignan just visit Les Caves Maillol. Les Caves Maillol is a wine store that has various wine for a gift. Les Halles Vauban is a modern market that you can find many things. This market is the indoor market that has fresh food such as vegetables, meat, fruits, and others.

Les Caves Maillol.

Les Caves Maillol is a wine store that has much various wine that you can buy to gift.

Address : 9 Cours François Palmarole, 66000 Perpignan, France

Les Halles Vauban

Les Halles Vauban is a modern market that you can find many things.

Address : 37-39 Quai Sébastien Vauban, 66000 Perpignan, France

FOOD & DRINK

If you love to try the new taste when visiting in Perpignan, Quiche au Saumon et Crevettes is a must try. Quiche au Saumon et Crevettes is made from Eggs, cream, puff pastry, coffee and other. Grand Marnier is the liqueur that famous in France. Usually serves with Grand Marnier, maraschino cherry, orange peel, angostura bitters and other.

CULTURE

Perpignan culture really influenced by the Catalan Spanish culture and France itself. From culture, food, habit, and tradition. Perpignan is a melting pot of the two cultures.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Perpignan is from May until October. These months are a great time to walking around and holiday in Perpignan. At that time have warm temperatures with pleasant weather.

HOTEL

The best accommodation in La Villa Duflot Perpignan Restaurant Hôtel&Spa is an upscale hotel with four stars hotel. La Villa Duflot Perpignan Restaurant Hôtel&Spa located 3 km from Perpignan town center that offers free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and minibars, plus tea and coffee making facilities. The other facilities are a fitness center and an outdoor swimming pool, plus terraces and Mediterranean-style gardens. Novotel Suites Perpignan Centre is four stars hotel located 1 km from the Palace of the Kings of Majorca museum and gardens. This hotel offers free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, minibars and microwaves, plus tea and coffeemakers. Other amenities are a contemporary 24-hour bar, a convenience store, and a fitness center.

La Villa Duflot Perpignan Restaurant Hôtel&Spa

La Villa Duflot Perpignan Restaurant Hôtel&Spa is an upscale hotel with four stars hotel.

Address : Avenue Charles Deperet, Rond-Point Albert Donnezan, 66000 Perpignan, France

Novotel Suites Perpignan Centre

Novotel Suites Perpignan Centre is four stars hotel located 1 km from the Palace of the Kings of Majorca museum and gardens.

Address : Espace Mediterranee, 34 Avenue General Leclerc, 66000 Perpignan, France

RESTAURANT

Stop by at Le Figuier is a French restaurant recommended in Perpignan. Le Figuier is a classic restaurant with a delicious food menu. Enjoy the French food with a cozy atmosphere that makes you love to eat here. La Galinette is a modern restaurant that serve much various food. This restaurant has great service and they also have a bar.

Le Figuier

Le Figuier is a classic restaurant with a delicious food menu.

Address : 7 Rue du Figuier, 66000 Perpignan, France

La Galinette

La Galinette is a modern restaurant that serve much various food.

Address : 23 Rue Jean Payra, 66000 Perpignan, France

CAFE

Enjoy your journey with relaxing your body in Café Vienne. Café Vienne is a recommended cafe that you can find in Perpignan. This hotel has a luxury vibe with a classic design. French Coffee Shop is a coffee shop that opens at 9.30 AM. This cafe has the oldest style that wooden as decoration. This cafe also has tea as the recommended menu.

Café Vienne

Café Vienne is a recommended cafe that you can find in Perpignan.

Address : 3 Place François Arago, 66000 Perpignan, France

French Coffee Shop Perpignan

French Coffee Shop is a coffee shop that opens at 9.30 AM.

Address : 8 Rue de la Cloche d'Or, 66000 Perpignan, France

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Hangout in O'Flaherty's is an Irish pub that famous in Perpignan. O'Flaherty's has the oldest style that makes it's like a vintage bar. This bar also has a great beer. Le Zinc is another option bar in Perpignan. Le Zinc has a vintage vibe with the selection of beer.

O'Flaherty's

O'Flaherty's is an Irish pub that famous in Perpignan.

Address : 27 Avenue du Général Leclerc, 66000 Perpignan, France

Le Zinc

Le Zinc has a vintage vibe with the selection of beer.

Address : 8 Rue Grande des Fabriqués, 66000 Perpignan, France

INTERESTING PLACE

The interesting place in Perpignan Cathedral is the Roman Catholic cathedral with a beautiful design. This cathedral is a national monument of France. This place really good option tourist place to see the great cathedral. Hyacinthe Rigaud Museum is one of the popular museums in Perpignan. Hyacinthe Rigaud Museum offers modern decorative art & paintings. In here, you can get many experiences and add your knowledge too.

Perpignan Cathedral

Active Catholic place of worship with a famous wooden carving of Jesus.

Address : 1 Rue de l'Horloge, 66000 Perpignan, France

Hyacinthe Rigaud Museum

Museum featuring a collection of baroque to modern decorative art & paintings, including Picasso's.

Address : 21 Rue Mailly, 66000 Perpignan, France

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

For those who love photography, the Palace of the Kings of Majorca is the palace built from 1276 until 1309. Here, you can find many spots to photo because of its really amazing building with its design. Le Castillet was an ancient fortress that now becomes a museum located in the middle of this city. This building really good for your feed Instagram. The ancient rocks with a brick red color make its pretty building. Another museum with an amazing building is Hôtel Pams. Built from 1852 until 1872, this museum is only occasionally open to the public. This building was a mansion in Perpignan that built by Pierre Bardou.

Hôtel Pams

Built from 1852 until 1872, this museum is only occasionally open to the public.

Address : 18 Rue Emile Zola, 66000 Perpignan, France

Le Castillet

14th-century gateway tower housing the Casa Pairal museum of local history & culture, & town views.

Address : Place de Verdun, 66000 Perpignan, France

Palace of the Kings of Majorca

The restored 13th-century Gothic palace built around courtyards, with a throne room, tower & chapel.

Address : Rue des Archers, 66000 Perpignan, France