Snapshots – Pyréneés-Orientales

It’s France with a Spanish flavour. A look at our journey from Perpignan down to the seaside town of Collioure via Céret a village famed for its cherries and art.

It’s France with a Spanish flavour. A look at our journey from Perpignan down to the seaside town of Collioure via Céret a village famed for its cherries and art.

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Henry in Perpignan City Centre

Perpignan

The city is well known for playing host to various festivals including an international photojournalism exhibition and its varied food scene with flavours from Spain and North Africa.

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Castillet
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Inside the Palace of the Kings of Majorque
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Perpignan city centre
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Perpignan Cathedral
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Perpignan Fountain

Céret

Most famous for its cherries and its association with famous Cubist artists such as Picasso!

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French pastries…
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Pont Du Diable

Collioure

A seaside town that rivals San Tropez with its beautiful azure waters, chic eateries, local wines and contemporary art scene.

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Collioure Beach
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Collioure Beach with Castle
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View from Collioure Windmill

 

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Museum of Modern Art
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Collioure Harbour Frame
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Panoramic of Collioure

Find full guides to Perpignan and day trips to Céret and Collioure on our blog!

Next week we look at Catalan cuisine with an introduction into what it is and how it differs from Spanish food! x

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