The Pyrenees Orientales, an idyllic destination for a successful weekend
The Pyrenees-Orientales fascinate for its breathtaking scenery, but also by the many activities they offer. Whether you are planning to spend your summer in its mountains separating France from Spain or want to simply enjoy the beauty of the region for a weekend, here are some tips that will make your stay an unforgettable time.
An authentic landscape for a unique experience
Rural and deeply traditional, the wild landscapes of the Pyrenees are now a paradise for hikers, cyclists, lovers of idleness and party lovers. Among the essential during your stay, the fortress of Salses created in the 16th century as well as port-VENDRES must be on your travel diary.
During your stay you can learn more about the history of a whole population and enjoy a getaway in a small corner of paradise. You will also have the pleasure of discovering a city where there is one of the world heritage of UNESCO, namely the ramparts of Villefranche-de-Conflent. You will have the joy of enjoying a landscape that makes Catalonia so unique and remains one of the favorite activities of the people who stay there.
Continuing your route, you will arrive in one of the oldest villages of the Pyrénées-Orientales, Vernet les Bains where you can stay in the charming hotel Le Mas Fleuri. However, it is a good idea to make your reservation in advance during the high seasons to have peace of mind once you arrive there.
Festivals and folklore for the happiness of young and old
Besides its breathtaking scenery and exceptional architectural riches, the Pyrénées-Orientales are also famous for their festivities. You can take part in its festivities and enjoy your holiday in the heart of a place where relaxation takes its full meaning. Among the festivals that bring together the most people each year, it is necessary to note the feast of the Cérise where tasting dishes based on cerises and contests of all kinds mix for the happiness of the inhabitants.
There are also the fires of Saint John which is a tradition encreated in the culture of Catalonia and which is synonymous with love, brotherhood and sharing. If you enjoy good music, the Argelès-sur-Mer surf is still a time you won’t have to miss. For three days, international stars meet each year at the Parc de Valmy in Argelès-sur-Mer.
And closer to the hotel, in Prades, the capital of the Conflent you can come to discover the famous festival of Pablo Casals.
See you soon in the Pyrénées Orientales. To stay at the MAS Fleuri in Vernet les Bains, is to enjoy an exceptional geographical location which we are located in the center of the Department. You can radiate or you want in the Pyrénées Orientales enjoying an advantageous fare.