Top 10 tours and activities in the Pyrénées Orientales
Discover the essential activities and visits for your camping holiday in the Pyrénées Orientales with Grand Sud.
- The Palace of the Kings of Majorca in Perpignan
- Lac des Bouillouses near Les Angles and Font-Romeu
- Saint-Martin du Canigou Abbey in Casteil
- The Cambre d'Aze in Eyne
- The Royal Castle of Collioure
- Canyoning Park in Argelès sur Mer
- The Museum of Modern Art in Céret
- The Roman Baths of Dorres
- The Yellow Train in Enveitg
- The Turtle Valley in Sarède
The Palace of the Kings of Majorca in Perpignan
Built in the 13th century during the period of the ephemeral kingdom of Mallorca, this magnificent palace overlooking the city will transport you to the splendor of bygone times. Enter through its tribute tower to access the main courtyard and visit its galleries. Discover its Gothic style, its sumptuous chapels and the keep, a real fortress of the palace.
Lac des Bouillouses near Les Angles and Font-Romeu
Discover this beautiful artificial lake located at an altitude of 2,016 m, the waters of which are teeming with trout. A must for all nature lovers, this classified site will allow you to discover marked hiking trails for an excursion in a beautiful landscape.
Saint-Martin du Canigou Abbey in Casteil
The Community of the Beatitudes will welcome you for a visit to this former Benedictine abbey in the Canigou massif. Built on a rocky outcrop in the 11th century, it offers an exceptional view of the Cady valley. Let yourself be seduced by its beautiful Romanesque architecture. Stroll around its surroundings in complete serenity in lush greenery.
The Cambre d’Aze in Eyne
Visit this seaside resort in the valley revealing an unparalleled view of the Capcir. Indulge in a variety of activities: visit the church of Eyne, discover a lush landscape and protected wildlife by hiking, horseback riding or cycling, golf initiation, visiting a farm and tasting of its products.
The Royal Castle of Collioure
Immerse yourself in the history of the region by taking a guided tour of this magnificent medieval castle, listed as a historical monument, built on top of Roman ruins. You can also attend a show and discover temporary exhibitions. Located in the heart of the city, you will have a breathtaking view of the bay.
Canyoning Park in Argelès sur Mer
If you are fond of thrills, this sports water park will be ideal for the whole family. Climbing, abseiling, slides, zip line, in short, learn to canyoning as if you were in a real canyon, alongside qualified instructors, in a secure environment.
The Museum of Modern Art in Céret
Combining modern and contemporary art, the exhibitions transport you to a world of beauty conducive to daydreaming. The works of Chagall, Picasso, Soutine and many others make up the splendor of the museum, hosting works of artists who have stayed in the city and who have gained international scope over the past two decades.
The Roman Baths of Dorres
Need a moment of relaxation? Near the village, come and recharge your batteries in sulphurous water flowing from the source at 41 ° C in the heart of nature. Enjoy the superb view of the Puigmal massif while you relax and savor complete tranquility.
The Yellow Train in Enveitg
Established at the beginning of the 20th century, the railway line is now intended for tourist visits. Board the train for a 63 km route serving 22 stations. Admire the incomparable mountain scenery opening before your eyes in the open wagons.
The Turtle Valley in Sarède
This zoological park is home to more than 30 species of turtle from all over the world, but also a multitude of other animals such as pythons, Alpacas and domestic animals. Have you always dreamed of feeding or stroking wild animals? Take advantage of the activities offered for animal care and encounters with turtles and snakes.