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Bridge
Pont du Diable , Ceret
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Named a World Heritage Site, Pont du Diable is a stone bridge over the Hérault River and one of many France's many "Devil's" bridges. Built b
Gift & Specialty Shop
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Musee d'art moderne de Ceret is France's national museum of modern art, housing the second largest collection of modern and contemporary art
Flea Market
Marche de Ceret , Ceret
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Cave
Gorges de la Fou , Arles-sur-Tech
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Landmark
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Ceret

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Céret is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. It is the capital of the historic Catalan comarque of Vallespir.ToponymyThe name of the town in Catalan is Ceret.Former known names of Céret are, in order of appearance, vicus Sirisidum in 814, vico Cereto in 866, villa Cerseto in 915, vigo Ceresido in 930, also Cered and Ceriteto in the 10th century, Ceret, Cericeto in the 11th and 12th centuries, Cirset around 1070, Cersed (one of the most common forms) in 1130 and Cerset in 1138, and from the 13th to 15th centuries Cereto, Ceret, Seret and Saret. Ceret becomes the most common form around the 16th century.HistoryA plague epidemic hit Céret from 1651 to 1655 and killed about a hundred people. One of the doctors in charge, coming from Thuir, was fired for being repeatedly drunk and after having buried several sick people that were still alive.Government and politicsMayorsTwin townsCéret is twinned with: Almonte, Spain Banyoles, Spain Lüchow, Germany Find what you're looking for from your Ceret holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy France route planning tool.

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