The surroundings of our campsite in Pyrénées-Orientales
The High Vallespir
The Haut-Vallespir is made up of three valleys that run parallel to each other and meet at the confluence of the river Tech. It extends from west to east over 45 kilometres in length and 10 to 20 kilometres in width. The valley has a microclimate that is strongly influenced by the relief.
The Roussillon coast with its fine sandy beaches at Argelès sur mer and Canet Plages.
The Côte Vermeille from Collioure to Cerbère with its emerald water creeks.
Spain is just a stone’s throw away with its local traditions, border shops at Le Perthus and Tapas bars.
The Museu Dali Theatre in Figueras, shaped by the artist’s hands.
Monuments and heritage
Romanesque art enthusiasts will be delighted. A multitude of sites can be visited along an improvised path or during an organised tour of one of the department’s high points of Romanesque architecture.
The Little Yellow Train
In 63 km, the Yellow Train links Villefranche-de-Conflent to Latour-de-Carol. Its route, sometimes high up, offers an exceptional view of the Têt valley and the Cerdagne plateau.
Villefranche de Conflent – Tel : 33 (0)4 68 96 63 64 The tourist train of the Cathar country and Fenouillèdes
Centenary railway route between Rivesaltes and the Aude Gorges. St Paul de Fenouillet – Tel : 33 (0)4 68 20 04 00
Forts and castles
Following in the footsteps of our ancestors, young and old alike will be able to dream and re-enact history in the shoes of an imaginary or real hero.
Catalan towns and villages
At the bend in the road you can discover the beauty of the Catalan villages, full of history and traditions that are still very present today.
Natural sites The diversity of the landscapes and the wildness of the Pyrenees will charm you. The caves and gorges of the region will allow you to enjoy the natural coolness even in the hottest seasons of the year.
For the pleasure of the eyes, the nose and the taste buds, a multitude of activities to discover to enrich your stay.
Activities in the vicinity
There is something for everyone, from the park for a quiet family outing, to the sports park for budding adventurers, to the enchanting parks that will take you away from it all with their magic.
Museums The history of mankind and art has taken a break in the region to offer you some real gems to discover without moderation.
Canyoning, Water trekking, Via-ferrata, Climbing, Hiking and Mountain biking with a French state qualified instructor.
Panoramic discovery of the Vallespir, guided discovery of 4 hours, 60 kms of which 50 kms on dirt track.
Rue du 14 juillet – 66150 Arles sur Tech – Tel : 33 (0)4 68 54 90 87
Walking and fishing at sea
Walks along the water on different routes / Sea fishing.
Port Argelès – Tel : 33 (0)6 33 04 21 37
Weekly markets :
- In Arles sur Tech, Place Joseph Monin on Wednesday morning.
- In Amélie les Bains – Place de la Sardane on Thursday morning.
- In Céret on Saturday morning.
- Night market in Céret, Tuesdays from 7 to 11 pm (in season).
- A Palalda le dimanche matin.