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Stevieg
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A place to live

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Hi. I am new to the Forum and this is my first post so I hope you can help. I would like to move to the P-O area. We have family in Perpignan and I would ideally like to live within half an hour's drive of the city. But I don't know the area too well and I can see myself driving round aimlessly, if I am not careful. I have thought about Azille but it is a bit far from Perpignan and I like Thuir, but that's about it. If you have any suggestions as to characterful villages, I will happily add them to my (very short) list. Thank you very much Stevieg
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We came down for 2 holidays to look around. Internet was only in it´s infancy so had to research on our own. All part of the adventure of moving. (Also had to find work here before we came)
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Thank you
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Yes, Thuir is a nice town. Similar size town is Ille -sur-Tet, probably about 25 min from Perpignan. You also have the possibility of getting to Perpignan by train. Dozens of smaller towns and villages in the same radius. Worth drawing a circle around 20 min from Perpignan on a map and visiting lots of places. Remember, "one man's meat is another man's poison" so recommendations tend to be very personal.
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Post by Gus Morris »

Russell is right. It's an impossible question to answer. You need to explore for yourself. Two observations. The majority of English speakers seem to live in the Ceret-Prades corridor to the west of the A9. Seaside towns can get very busy in the summer.

Bon chance

Gus

PS. You say you have family down here. What do they suggest?
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