The Catalan country
At the very bottom of the Pyrenees, Village camping Marisol. Torreilles is the starting point for many walks for cultural visits. Our hostesses will give you tips and sites not to be missed!
Hiking enthusiasts can discover the land from the Mediterranean to the Pyrenees, climbing the steep slopes of Canigou or walks on the coastal paths near Paulilles , vineyards and coves. Do not hesitate to consult the book ” les sentiers d’Emilie ” which describes walking routes accessible to all.
With its warm and sunny climate, suitable for cultivating vine, the Roussillon plain produces wines and a variety of inestimable value. Passionate winemakers invite you to share unforgettable moments. With our hostesses, select wine routes you would like to discover and enjoy! Local products and gastronomy will be waiting for you!
A few minutes drive from the Village Camping Marisol, la “Forteresse de Salses” shows an example of military architecture, a transition between medieval castles and bastions of modern era, Very interesting, for both young and old!
Families can explore the “Reserve Africaine de Sigean” hosting over 3,800 species of animals, first of all, road trip of about 1 hour to observe animals like ostriches , rhinoceros , lions , buffalos … in large areas , and then walking circuit around elephants, birds, snakes , alligators and other reptiles … the whole day is recommended , picnic area on site, wonderful for children .
Don’t miss villages like “Castelnou” and “Villefranche de Conflent”, labeled “the most beautiful villages of France ” : you will discover the unique heritage of Catalonia.
Not to mention the visit of Collioure , one of the most picturesque villages on the Catalan coast , the mythical tower , its royal castle on water, its maze of narrow alleys with artists and tapas bars … market of regional products on Wednesday and Sunday morning!