The Vermeille coast, department 66, our beautiful Catalan country

Are you looking for a little corner of paradise to settle in, spend a happy retirement, buy a holiday home, a small pied-à-terre or even make a rental investment? In the south of France, on the Mediterranean coast, the Pyrénées-Orientales offer you a dream climate, marvelous landscapes, beautiful villages and an art of living imbued with a beautiful conviviality! Local real estate reference, the Paradise Collioure International Real Estate agency opens the most beautiful doors of the Pyrénées-Orientales to you.

Gift of geography and legacy of history

Between the chain of the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean, the department of Pyrénées-Orientales enjoys thanks to the Tramontane a sky most often ruddy. Between sea and mountains, the Catalans once built ports and villages which today retain all their authenticity. Several towns, villages or sites in the department are really worth a detour! Perpignan has retained from its status as the capital of the Kings of Majorca a first-rate historical heritage, the Racou beach in Argelès-sur-Mer offers nearly 5 km of golden sand, Collioure an exceptional authenticity and the Albères massif, an area of relaxation and recreation totally preserved!

This setting contains a jewel of international renown! Collioure “the Pearl of the Mediterranean”, a fortified fishing port acquired at the beginning of the XXe century an extraordinary artistic dimension. Attracted by the exceptional luminosity of the sky and the shimmering colors of the landscapes, the masters of Fauvism (Matisse and Derain) have made it a privileged destination for many great painters (Vlaminck, Dufy, Van Dongen, Bracke, Peske, Henri Martin, Foujita, Léopold Survage, Augustin Hanicotte, Giner or Descossy). Today this city of art and history offers a wonderful living environment and first-rate cultural activity!

Paradise Collioure International Real Estate agency tells you more

Where is Collioure located? The “Pearl of the Mediterranean” is located between Argelès-sur-Mer and Banyuls on the Côte Vermeille, 30 km from the center of Perpignan.

What to do in Collioure? Quite simply, enjoy life! From friendly squares and alleys to small intimate coves, the small Catalan city has a lot to offer. Between copious meals and idleness by the sea, you can also enjoy the many exhibitions offered by the museums and galleries of the city of painters or take a boat trip to discover the Côte Vermeille.

What to visit in Collioure? Small, the fortified port nonetheless has an impressive historical heritage. Take advantage of your stay to discover the Notre-Dame-des-Anges church, the Royal Castle, the Saint-Elme fort, the mill, the port, the pier and the Saint-Vincent chapel! The more athletic will embark on the ascent of the surrounding passes or on the hiking trails. The most greedy will benefit from the good tables, very numerous, of the region.

What to visit around Collioure? The surroundings of Collioure are not lacking in interesting sites! The vineyard and its many quality estates, the Fortress of Salses, the Palace of the Kings of Majorca in Perpignan, the Dali museum in Figueras in Spain, the medieval village of Castelnou or the Força Réal belvedere offer you many excuses for great getaways. !

In an hour’s drive, you can go from the beaches and fishing ports to the most famous Pyrenean winter sports resorts (Font-Romeu, Les Angles, Pyrénées 2000, etc.). Ideal for enjoying your property in summer and winter or for making a winning rental investment with the Paradise Collioure International Real Estate agency.

The Pyrénées-Orientales, a department blessed by the gods, offer you a truly wonderful destination for your vacation, your retirement in the sun or your second life … Let yourself be seduced by this beautiful Catalan country, buy the villa thanks to the Paradise agency in Collioure or the apartment on the Côte Vermeille or in the Albères which suits you perfectly!

Department 66 in Images

At Paradise International Real Estate, we combine passion for real estate and our region. As a prelude to your journeys in our company to discover the properties that suit you, we offer you this picture trip in our department 66 to get to know everything about the Pyrénées-Orientales and our beautiful Catalan country where life is good.

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