La Loge de Mer


The 14th-century La Loge de Mer, rebuilt during the Renaissance, was once Perpignan’s stock exchange, then its maritime tribunal.

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1. Place de la Loge

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Three fine stone structures flank place de la Loge. The 14th-century La Loge de Mer was rebuilt during the Renaissance; it was once Perpignan’s stock…

2. Hôtel de Ville

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The Hôtel de Ville has a typically Roussillon pebbled façade of river stones.

3. Le Castillet & Musée Casa Païral

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Like many medieval towns, Perpignan was once encircled by defensive walls. Today all that remains is the red-brick town gate of Le Castillet, at the…

4. Cathédrale St-Jean


Perpignan’s old town has several intriguing churches, but the most impressive is the Cathédrale St-Jean, begun in 1324 and not completed until 1509…

5. Musée d'Art Hyacinthe Rigaud

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Occupying two elegant hôtels particuliers (private mansions) right in the historical centre, this museum was entirely renovated in 2017 and now ranks as…

6. Palais des Rois de Majorque

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Perpignan’s most dominant monument, the Palace of the Kings of Mallorca sprawls over a huge area to the south of the old town. Built in 1276, the castle…

7. Musée de Préhistoire de Tautavel

10.85 MILES

The cave-riddled cliffs above Tautavel, 34km northwest of Perpignan along the D117, have yielded a host of prehistoric finds, most notably a human skull…

8. Orgues d'Ille-sur-Têt

13.95 MILES

These rock formations must be one of the most striking geological wonders in Occitanie, though they have remained well under the tourist radar. They…