Peralada (Catalan pronunciation: [pəɾəˈɫaðə]) is a village in province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It was the home of the Frankish Counts of Perelada who controlled this portion of the Marca Hispanica before becoming part of the lands held by the Count of Barcelona.
Figueres is 6.5 km to the west, Roses 13.6 km to the south east. The N-260 to the south connects Figueres with Portbou and the French border.
The local economy is based on tourism and winemaking.
- The castle, restored in the 19th century in French style.
- Parish church of St. Martin (18th century). Of the previous medieval edifice, the bell tower has survived.
- Convent of St. Dominic (11th century). The church interior has capitals with biblical, flower and geometrical themes.
- Church of Santa Eulàlia (15th century)
- Convent del Carme (1293), with a Gothic cloister from the 14th century
- Bolòs, Jordi; Víctor Hurtado (1999). Atles dels comtats d'Empúries i Peralada (780-991). Barcelona: Rafael Dalmau. 84-232-0604-1.
- Comte, Albert (2001). La Canònica gironina i la geografia urbana de Castelló d’Empúries en la Baixa Edat Mitjana. Figueres: Geografia.