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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Pyrenees-Orientales

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Historical Places in Pyrenees-Orientales

Château de Salses , Salses-Le-Chateau
Spaniards built Château de Salses, a Catalan fortress, in the 15th century to guard the border between France and Spain. The architecture and
Chateau Royale de Collioure is a massive royal castle of special political importance. Visit for an authentic experience and a peek into its
Fort Saint-Elme , Collioure
Fort Saint-Elme is a sturdy fortress of revolutionary architecture, designed to be effective against artillery and conventional assault. Noti
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Duration: 4 days
This route on foot (self-guided) and in freedom runs through one of the least frequented areas of the Eastern Pyrenees. The border delimits the regions of L’Alt Vallespir and El Ripollès. In this area of the Pyrenees next to the Mediterranean Sea you can enjoy the characteristics of the Atlantic climate at the same time as the delights of the Mediterranean flora. The sensation of the high mountain wind and the bright Mediterranean sun make you feel a unique sensation. The cross-border, accessible and well marked roads are historical evidence of multiple events and episodes in the history of the area. During the tour the culture is latent; Romanesque, gastronomy, architectural heritage. With the hiring of the tour we include a map of the route scale 1: 25,000 and a travel booklet through which you can relive historical events. In addition, we offer you the possibility of hiring the picnic and / or the transport of luggage.
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Cathedrale St-Jean , Perpignan
A Roman Catholic cathedral and the seat of the Archbishop of Lyon, Cathedrale St-Jean dates back to the 12th century. The Bourbon chapel is w

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