Hotels in Pyrénées Orientales

    Pyrénées Orientales Details

    The city of Perpignan in the Pyrénées-Orientales is on the River Tet with its palm trees. Perpignan attractions include the Palais des Rois de Majorique a 13th century fortified palace with sheer brick ramparts surrounding it and an elegant garden. Another cultural expression is the Gothic and Renaissance creation, the Loge de Mer. Check out the Perpignan sights along the square. Visit the Hôtel de Ville with its unique pebble stone façade and arcaded entranceway. The structure dates from 1315. Another Perpignan attraction is the Cathedral of St. John. Of particular importance is the wrought-iron belfry. Another suggestion for enjoying the Perpignan cultural landscape is a visit to the Museum of Catalan. It is in a redbrick tower - the Fort Tower.The Pyrénées-Orientales has other important sites and activities to capture your time, interest and energy. The lakes, ski resorts, hiking trails and chestnut forests of Cerdagne attract many people. Within this area of activity and beyond, you can also wander the impressive ramparts of Villefranche-de-Conflent and those of Mount Louis. At Collioure, you can sit on the beach or visit Château Royale, once home to the Knights Templar.