Ever thought of using your outdated bank card to create a flute that can imitate birdsongs? At MuSIC Musee des Instruments in Ceret, you can get a close look at just such an instrument created by Amazonian Indians. Alongside it are instruments created with recycled tin cans and plastic bottles.
Love eating out at the seaside? Restaurants abound on the Côte Vermeille and the Côte Radieuse….. Here are some of our suggestions.
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A circular 21/4 hour walk from Collioure with good paths and lovely views. For those who know the area a lot of variations are possible in order to make a longer/slightly different walk. 333m of ascent.
The Côte Vermeille (Vermilion coast) stretches from Argelès-sur-Mer to Cerbère via Collioure, Port Vendres and Banyuls-sur-Mer. This part of the coastline covers a mere 15 kilometres but the winding road from Port-Vendres to Cerbère makes it feel much longer, despite the superb views ! Take a sick bag for the folk in the back seat !
As the summer season starts, the evening skies of North Catalonia whizz, pop and crackle to the sight and sound of fireworks
If you are aware of anybody who may be at risk, you can contact CCAS 04. 68. 34. 44. 53 from 9h to 12h and 13h to 5h and and add them to a computerised register, which will trigger off a monitoring system, which will allow the equivalent of the social services to check up on them during a heat wave.
After a hard day soaking up the sun on the endless sandy beach at Saint Cyprien, as dusk begins to fall you may be asking yourself how best to prolong those feel-good vibes? Well we’ve got just the answer… St Cyp en Live!
When the fierce heat of the day recedes, head to one of the region’s many night markets for arts, crafts, jewellery, food, drink, souvenirs and more
Enter the magical universe of Jules Verne as interpreted by “Les Pritchard’s”. Eric Pritchard and his wife Sabine propose a unique vision of the great French writer, inventor and visionary in a series of paintings and sculptures in the Capelleta of Céret.