Tourist holidays near Perpignan
An extraordinary climate and a relaxed lifestyle worthy of the regions of the Mediterranean basin. Green mountains, first summits of the Pyrenees, which advance towards the sea and merge with the blue of the Mediterranean. An exceptional heritage witness of the rich past of the Catalan country and gastronomy that mixes Spanish, Catalan and Mediterranean influences. A culture and a language well anchored in a territory located between sea and mountain, close to Spain and Andorra. A coast and relief that offer sports and nature lovers a very wide range of sports and outdoor activities. Because this department seems to have gathered all the ingredients sought by the vast majority of holidaymakers, Pyrénées-Orientales is an ideal destination for a dream holiday for couples, family or friends.
What to see, what to do in Pyrénées-Orientales
The decor is planted: place to activities. In terms of nature, the paradise for hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers is undoubtedly the Catalan Pyrenees Regional Nature Park, with around fifty circuits and 3,500 km of marked trails. The Pyrenees are also ideal for climbing, canyoning, rafting, canoeing and caving.
The department is dotted with beautiful monuments such as the fortress of Salses restored by Vauban and the magnificent palace of the Kings of Majorca in Perpignan, flagship of the beautiful heritage of the Catalan capital. Have a swim or rent a jet-ski on the beaches of Argelès, Saint-Cyprien, Carnet-en-Roussillon or Le Barcarès, stroll through the traditional markets to buy local products and converse with locals.
If you are looking for an unusual and extraordinary activity to do in summer with children, board the Cerdagne yellow train which will take you to the Catalan highlands and offer you sensational panoramic views.
- Le Train Jaune
- Ville franche de Conflent
- Lac de vinça
- les Orgues d’Ille sur Tet (à 3km)
- Les plus beaux villages de France
Profitez du bus à 1 € pour visiter tout le département