About This Listing
Panoramic Mountain Views. Exceptional year round sunny climat.
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Spectacular South-facing views of the peaks marking the Spanish border.
Superb walking – all levels directly from the gîtes
Flower meadows, lakes, grottos, gorges, abbeys, Cathar castles.
Famous “Little Yellow Train” descends to medieval Villefranche.
Local swimming and thermal pools.
Easy distance Barcelona, Andorra and Mediterranean beaches.
Over 30 sporting activities. 12 SKI RESORTS, over 100km Cross country Skiing.
“3000 hours sunshine a year.”
4* BARN ACCOMODATION : 3 double, 4 single beds. 2 bathrooms. Panoramic dining room with log fire. . Covered balcony. Garden house and granite built-in BBQ. Garage. Free Wi-Fi.
Interaction with Guests
Owners live 20 mins away.
Reserve Naturelle de la Vallée d’Eyne ‘Vallée des Fleurs’ :
Exceptional site for the observation of the transpyrenean migration. (black and white storks, black kites, Eurasian sparrow hawks, short-toed snake eagles, three species of busard, faucons, Eurasian Dotterels, European bee-eaters……)
‘Sites Naturels Classés’ des Lacs du Bouillouses et des lacs du Camporells
Trout fishing and numerous marked walks including the GR10 Tour du Carlit, Pics Carlit 2921 and Peric 2810m
The Carança Gorges. Remarkable site for rare flora and fauna.
Vauban Citadel of Mont-Louis classed UNESCO world heritage site constructed during the reign of Louis XIV.
Spanish enclave of Llivia. Typical Spanish town and historically the former capitol of the Cerdagne plateau. Annual international classical music concerts. Excellent choice of restaurants and tapas bars.
Via Romanica trail. Spaning both sides of the Spanish-French border. Numerous Romanesque chapels and small churches.
3 outdoor thermal pools in glorious natural settings. (St Thomas des Bains, Les Bains de Llo and les Bains Roman de Dorres.)
Grottos of Grandes Canalettes & Fontrabiouse.
3 Solar energy stations. (research centers, exhibitions and demonstrations)
The first solar energy station in the world set in the citadel of Mont-Louis, ‘Héliodyssée’ at Font-Romeu & ‘Thermis’ at Targasonne.
Rock Climbing Sites:
5 Rock climbing sites, also granite bloc climbing at the ‘site naturel du Chaos de Targasonne’. Via Ferata set in the Gorges du Sègre) and 5 acrobranche centers.