French Catalonia, the real South of France.
Discover the Pyrénées- Orientales in the Roussillon
Fantastic Mediterranean beaches, stunning coves of the Côte Vermeille , picturesque French villages , historic wine making culture , 300+ days of sun per year , easy access to Pyrenean ski resorts ... French Catalonia, or as we call it, Catalogne Nord, has something for everyone !
If you are looking to relocate to the South of France & purchase your dream property in the Mediterranean , or, if you want your very own place in the sun for your holidays, then come & fall in love with the Roussillon.
The jewel in the crown is Collioure, the pearl of the Mediterranean situated where the eastern ranges of the Pyrenees tumble into the Mediterranean, not far from the border with Spain set against a backdrop of stunning vineyards clinging to dramatic hillsides. The beauty of the town has attracted artists for more than a century including Matisse & Derain & the historic streets are awash with art galleries. The quality of life & the light make a huge impression on visitors as do the friendly Catalan locals. The great wine, the regional specialty of anchovies & fresh fish daily from the fish market of nearby Port-Vendres all add to the ambiance. Time has stood still in Collioure. A unique blend of a traditional fishing village on the Mediterranean coast, all in a safe family orientated environment.
The Roussillon is a stunning diverse area that you could spend a lifetime discovering. The forests & rivers of the Vallespir, one of France’s largest pleasure craft marinas at St Cyprien plage, quaint villages like Sorède and Saint Genis des Fontaines , in Les Alberes. Market towns such as Ceret & Argeles sur Mer, where you could be mistaken to think you were over the border in Spain , where the market sells unique products not seen elsewhere in France. The regional capital is Perpignan a famous rugby town , where the Catalan flag flies proudly over what was once the seat of the kings of Majorca. This is the real South of France with a Catalan twist.
View our videos & you’ll see that French Catalonia rivals anything the Côte d’Azur & the Alps have to offer.
Videos from the Roussillon