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Standing at the crossing between the old and the modern city, this stunning castle used to be not only a city gate, but also a prison. Built by Guillame Gitard in the 14th century, today it isn't only an architectural monument, but often houses various temporary exhibitions.

Do & See

There are many things to do and see in Perpignan including cathedrals, castles, thermal springs and museums. For those who fancy active pursuits, the region offers a wide range of challenging outdoor activities – skiing, hiking or nautical sports.