Thuir, dynamic little town in the Aspres, is well worth a wander. Plenty of good restaurants, cafés and shops to while away a pleasant few hours, colourful and lively market….
Once a small fishing village, today a family-orientated resort with 8km of sandy beach, there is always something going on in Le Barcarès.
Head out for the day to the beautiful seaside town of Collioure- inspiration to some of the world’s greatest artists and home to history, food and culture
Getting a bit hot under the collar on the coast? Why not head for the cooler air of the Roussillon Conflent, up close with the sacred Mount Canigot?
Head out for the day to the beautiful and historic town of Elne- bursting with history, charm, art, good food and friendly people
Head out for the day to the beautiful and historic town of Palau del Vidre- bursting with history, glass blowing, good food and friendly people
Walk the Region. Amelie, Montbolo, Palalda. A cool walk for hot summer days, this 3h 30 mins – 8 km circular walk has approximately 450 metres of ascent, virtually all in the first half, along shady forest tracks.
Between France and Spain on the N9 is a strange no man’s land dedicated to consumerism. Stroll down the ‘route principale’ from the French side, and you are still in France……
Perpignan, cultural capital of Catalonia North owes much of its heritage and culture to the kings of Majorca, whose palace still dominates the town.
As you head up the N116 towards the high Pyrenees after Prades, the Têt Valley narrows dramatically where it meets the valley of the Cady, and the perfectly preserved fortified medieval town of Villefranche de Conflent whisks you back thousands of years in time.