For many the perfect French holiday destination with long sunny days, clean, wide, sandy beaches, lively resorts and sun-baked vineyards.
Take a hike up Mont Liausson for stunning panoramic views of the lake and beautiful villages below, or explore the surrounding area, famous for its olives, honey and vineyards.
Abbaye de Fontfroide, Narbonne
Take a tour of this beautifully preserved Abbey and see it’s magnificent architecture. Why not sample some of the wines produced in the monastery whilst you’re there?
Saint Vincent Festival
The 14th-18th August 2015 brings the Saint Vincent Festival in Collioure, a celebration of the arrival of the town’s patron saint. Visitors from all over Europe can enjoy catalan dancing, street art and more. Don’t miss the firework display on the evening of the 16th.
Try this fantastic fortified apertif or dessert wine cultivated in the terraces in the South Eastern Corner of Roussillon. This wine is similar to the
taste of Port, but with a younger, fruitier taste.
“The flavours and customs of Spain infuse this fascinating frontier land: browse the lively markets of Argeles and Canet which sell great seafood: I’m more than a little partial to the fresh anchovies with a fruity crimson rose.”