Laroque des Alberes is a traditional Catalan village with good amenities, situated in one of the sunniest parts of France and is close to the beautiful Cote Vermeille on the Mediterranean with its beaches and seaside facilities. Collioure, Argeles-sur-Mer, Port Vendre and Banyules-sur Mer are all a short drive away with safe beaches set against the beautiful backdrop of the local vineyards and hills of the Alberes.
The house is on four floors has been completely renovated and modernised. It is fully equipped and comfortable for use all year round and features a small secluded courtyard with outdoor furniture for pleasant summer evenings. The village has a good range of food shops with a weekly market, cafes and restaurants nearby.
The area has much to explore in the way of outdoor interests and cultural activities. Locally, there are mountain trails starting in the foothills just above the house and rock pools to cool off in during the summer months. The Pyrenees are easy to drive to for a range of winter and summer activities.
The mountain town of Ceret with its wonderful Saturday market and Modern Art Museum is also just a short drive away. The area was a magnet to artists particularly at the beginning of the 20th century with Matisse, Picasso, Charles Renee Mackintosh and Derain all having lived around here and there is a small museum about the work of local sculptor Maillol near Banyules.
The proximity to Spain means that you get 2 countries for the price of one! Many locals do their weekly shopping in Spain at La Jonquera, where you will also find duty free cigarettes and excellent inexpensive Spanish wine and Cava. The beautiful cities of Girona and Barcelona are an hour and 90 minutes down the A9 autoroute where you can experience the culture of Catalunya and admire the work of Dali and Gaudi. You can visit the Dali house in the beautiful fishing village of Cadaques or swim at one of the many Costa Brava beaches such as Roses or Empuriabrava all of which also boast fantastic restaurants.
The closest airports are Perpignan and Gerona and there are other airports such as Beziers, Barcelona and Carcassone, all within two hours drive.There are links to the TGV fast train from Paris to Perpignan and on to Barcelona.
|Nearest airport||Perpignan||40 Minuten|
|Nearest bar / pub||Cafe des Artistes||1 Minuten|
|Nearest beach||Le Racou||10 km|
|Nearest doctor||Dr Brien and Dr Renner||3 Minuten|
|Nearest market||Laroque des Alberes||2 Minuten|
|Nearest restaurant||Lesl enfants teriibles||2 Minuten|
Pyrenees Orientales - on border with Spain. 15 mins from Mediterranean Villages. Hill and Mountain Views. Numerous outdoor activities and cultural sites.
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|Prijs samenvatting||£78.47 - £114.75||£548.43 - £801.56||-||4 Nacht(en)||-|
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|2021-11-01 - 2022-03-31 Traditional Stone House in Pretty Laroque des Albe||£78.47||-||£548.43||-||4 Nacht(en)||Don|