The Languedoc Roussillon region

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The Languedoc Roussillon region

Saint-Cyprien

Saint-Cyprien:

The seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien, jewel of the Roussillonnaise coast, with high environmental quality (Blue Flag, two flowers competitions villages flower) and commitment as a clean city allow him to make his Beach and Port a place of relaxation where you can stroll in all serenity.

From the campsite, discover the cultural heritage and tourist sites to visit:

castles / museums:

Forteresse de Salses

The campsite The Soleil de la Méditerranée, camping Pyrenees Orientales, is located 35 minutes from the fortress of Salses which represents an example of military architecture of transition, between the Medieval castle and the bastions of the modern era. At the edge of the border between Languedoc and Roussillon, between sea and mountains, Salses was the sentinel advanced of the Kingdom of Spain against that of France in the sixteenth century. Its particular geographical position leads to consider the monument in its territory by the study of its environment.

Official site of the fortress of Salses

Museum of Prehistory

about 1 hour from the campsite Le Soleil de la Méditerranée you will find the museum of prehistory which is a complex built around the Man of Tautavel . It presents the history of humanity in Europe from the first Europeans to the gates of history.

The official website of the Museum of Prehistory

Palace of the Kings of Majorca

20min from the campsite Le Soleil de la Méditerranée, in the heart of Perpignan, overlooking a high promontory, this superb palace the thirteenth century was for almost a century the center of the ephemeral kingdom of Mallorca. The Palace of the Kings of Majorca offers guided tours every day at 11:00 and 15:00

Information on the Palace of the Kings of Majorca

Cloister of Elne

Only 5 minutes from the campsite The Soleil de la Méditerranée , the Elne cloister dated XII e to XIV th century, made of white marble veined with blue, classified Historical Monument, is famous for its Romanesque and Gothic sculptures. Beautifully carved capitals, the oldest of which are in the southern gallery, have various motifs representing biblical characters, animals and plants.

Information on the cloister of Elne

activities:

Park oysters of Leucate

Do you love Leucate oysters? So go to meet oyster farmers! 35 minutes from Camping Le Soleil de la Méditerranée , Leucate these gardeners of the sea you discover their craft and welcome you to the farmhouse for you to taste their products accompanied by ‘a glass of wine.

Sigean African Reserve

Located between Narbonne and Perpignan , 50 minutes from your rental at Le Soleil de la Méditerranée, the African Reserve Sigean is home to more than 3800 animals on more than 300 hectares & lt; strong & gt;. Semi-natural animal park, the space offered is large enough for the animals to remain wild and fully express their natural behaviors.

Official site of the Sigean African Reserve

The little yellow train

The departure is less than 1 hour from Camping Le Soleil de la Méditerranée , in Villefranche de Conflent. The train offers a panorama of exceptional landscapes punctuated by cultural sites, along a route of 63 kilometers. A symbol of the Catalan country whose blood and gold colors it proudly wears, the Yellow Train links Villefranche-de-Conflent to Latour-de-Carol. it offers a unique experience for travelers who use it, to discover the Conflent , the Cerdanya and the territory of the Regional Natural Park of the Catalan Pyrenees.

Information about Le Train Jaune

The glassmakers of St André

Only 10 minutes from the campsite The Soleil de la Méditerranée , in the Pyrenees Orientales, the team of glassmakers of St André welcomes you in a traditional manufacturing framework. Come discover the live production. Production all year long over 300 days on 365 from morning to evening. The show is continuous!

Practical information of the St André Glassmongers

The valley of turtles

Discover the Valley of Turtles, an animal park located in the heart of the happy valley in Sorède, 30 minutes from your campsite Le Soleil de la Méditerranée . Nearly 35 species of turtles are presented to you. In the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees, the Valley of Turtles is a center for breeding, protection, reproduction, conservation of species. The Valley of Turtles welcomes you for birthdays.

Turtle Valley official website

The island for children

In Torreilles, about 25 minutes from Le Soleil de la Méditerranée , children’s park, fairground games, various children’s rides, inflatable games, snack / confectionery.
Rides 1 €, inflatable games and trampolines 5 € unlimited (2 entries purchased, the 3rd offered). Great free raffle every night, at 22h, with many prizes to win.
Open every day from 8pm to midnight from mid-June to the beginning of September. From April to June, open weekends and holidays from 14h to 19h.

To spend an unforgettable moment with family or friends just 5 minutes from your holiday resort at Camping Le Soleil de la Méditerranée  think Aqualand Saint Cyprien the water park of the Catalan coast, located on the shores of the Mediterranean in Languedoc-Roussillon, south of the seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien in the Pyrénées-Orientales (66), between Perpignan and the Spanish border.

Aqualand official website

55 minutes from your location Camping Le Soleil de la Méditerranée , you will find a unique place in France, a landscape of fairy chimneys with fragile beauty, ephemeral, Illes Sur Tet Organs . It presents to the weather cliffs of sand and clay that the rains patiently chiseled. Erosion worked like an artist, slashing, incising, sculpting the material of slashes or streaks to give the rock that flayed, almost lunar appearance.

Official website of Ille organs on Tet

Official website of the Ille organs on Tet

Only 5 minutes from your holiday in the Pyrenees Orientales to Camping Le Soleil de la Méditerranée , you will find a wildlife park: the farm discovery of St André , “breeding of yesteryear”, is a real conservatory that contributes to the knowledge of species and biodiversity. 300 animals, some of which are endangered, are to be discovered on 3 hectares of greenery and through fun and educational routes. The Discovery Farm allows to spend an exceptional day with the family while discovering the world of the farm and the natural environments in an authentic environment … Official site of the farm

A a few minutes from the campsite The Soleil de la Méditerranée  will you have fun at the Luna Park of Argelès-sur-Mer in the largest space recreation department. This fun fair offers children and adults 1 hectare of fun !! In a secure place with paved paths, more than 40 attractions are waiting for you every evening from 20:30.

Lunapark Official Website

villages not to be missed

Collioure

Located 25 min from your location at Camping Le Soleil de la Méditerranée, camping in the Pyrenees Orientales, in the extreme south of France, 26 km from the border Spanish, Collioure , jewel of the rocky coast, enjoys an authentic setting and a protected environment. The small Catalan port is sheltered in a creek. Rocked by the Mediterranean, at the foot of the Pyrenees, Collioure invites you to appreciate the qualities of its climate. The winters are so mild and the summers so long that you can spend a great holiday all year round. Several sandy or pebble beaches, coves, crystal clear waters, will allow you to enjoy swimming. Collioure official site

Paulilles

Between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean, the Cove of Paulilles shines on the Côte Vermeille, only 30 minutes of the campsite Le Soleil de la Méditerranée , in the Eastern Pyrenees. Located in the town of Port Vendres between Cap Béar and Cape Abeille, Anse alternates small beaches and rocky promontories. A wall built by the Germans in 1943 to limit the possibilities of landing Allied is located behind the three beaches of Bernardi, Usine and Fourrat. On the land side, the rocky red landscape, which gave its name to the Côte Vermeille, is dominated by terraced vineyards. In this great landscape, the Domaine de Paulilles contrasts with its lush vegetation, from which emerges a brick chimney 35 meters high, testimony of the social and labor history of this listed site. The Anse de Paulilles opens on three beautiful sandy beaches of the rocky coast of the Pyrenees-Orientales, at the foot of the massive Albères, in the town of Port-Vendres. A veritable haven of greenery dominated by the Madeloc Tower, Paulilles is at the heart of a vast landscape made up of terraced vineyards of Banyuls – Collioure vintage, oak forests and rocky capes. Information on the handle of Paulilles

Castelnou

40 minutes from the campsite Le Soleil de la Méditerranée , discover the Château de Castelnou , a symbol of the medieval era in Roussillon. Relive the great moments of the history of the High Middle Ages and Vicomtes of Vallespir in this magical place with exceptional panorama. Located at the top of the Village, the Château welcomes you all year long for a visit with family or friends that will leave an indelible memory in everyone’s mind. Official site of Castelnou

Villefranche de Conflent

Located less than 1h from Camping Le Soleil de la Méditerranée , Villefranche de Conflent is a city with an exceptional heritage: from the Middle Ages to the present day, the time has inscribed in its stones the passage of men who built it, conquered it, or lived in its walls. more than any other, Vauban the “Sun King’s vagabond” has left his mark here. Three hundred years after the passage of Vauban, the ramparts encircling the city, the Liberia fort overlooking it and the casemated cave called “Cova Bastera” are all incarnations of his talent. Villefranche, guardian of this memory, opens its doors to you to discover a myth with the setting of Grand Siècle. Official website of Villefranche de Conflent

Perpignan

Only 20 min from your rental at Camping Soleil de la Mediterranee, Perpignan, capital of Pyrénées-Orientales in Languedoc-Roussillon, is the last major city before the Spanish border . It is a privileged bridge between Barcelona and the south of France. At the foot of the Pyrenees and a few kilometers from the sea, its assets are many and its heart beats with Catalan rhythm .. University city, art and history, Perpignan will seduce you with its contrasts, its sometimes exuberant vitality and softness to live hospitable … The Mediterranean architecture, its winding streets with medieval charm, its palm trees on busy squares, its sunshine that encourages strolling or shopping in the many shops or markets scents of the South.

https://www.perpignantourisme.com

Le Perthus

Camping Soleil de la Méditerranée is located 40 minutes from the village of Perthus. The originality of the Perthus (in Catalan: El Portús) lies in the fact that the route of the border in 1659, the Treaty Pyrenees, allowed him to train both in French and Spanish territory, just cross the street to change countries. Ideal city for shopping: Ready-to-wear, Jewelery Perfumes, Leather Goods, Food, Liquors, Tobacco, Souvenirs …

Perthus Official Website