Our Pyrenees are so close to the Mediterranean that they could marry it!
The Catalan Pyrenees are a natural jewelcase composed of several nature reserves, a Regional Park and many exceptional natural sites: Lake Bouillouses, the Camporeils lakes, Lake Lanoux, the gorges of Carança the Eyne Valley ...
Here you are in the land of the marmot, the chamois, the mouflon, the golden eagle and the bearded vulture. Moreover, these Pyrenees are a showcase for edelweiss, poet narcissus, angelica and rhododendron. Botanical lovers will relish the discovery of the remarkable flora of the Eyne valley, called "the valley of flowers', with 500 plants including rare and protected species.
The Pyrenees raise their peaks to nearly 3000 metres. The Mountains: Canigó, Carlit, Péric, the Camporells, to name a few, are a paradise for hikers.
The Catalan Pyrenees are full of lakes and rivers suitable for fishing, swimming, family walks ...
Sulphurous hot spring baths relax and comfort after the stress of a day of skiing or hiking.
On foot, on horseback, by bicycle, the Catalan Pyrenees offer many opportunities for hiking.
And then there are the adventure parks, climbing, caving, tha via ferrata, canyoning, wildlife park, the walled cities ... A whole range of activities that will please everyone!
Architectural treasures: Romanesque churches, the fortified city of Mont Louis, the ramparts and fortress of Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste,
Unique expertise: Mont-Louis and Odeillo solar furnaces
A multitude of mountain villages were built in the middle of pastures and forests and are full of surprises: drinking troughs ...
Local products: goat, cow or sheep cheeses. Pig breeding, calves raised with their mothers, ducks ...
The sun shines here more than anywhere else! Over 3000 hours of sunshine a year are recorded in Cerdagne.
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