THE ASPRES

THE ASPRES

Roman art is everywhere in this region with its astonishing landscapes (The Organs of Ille-sur-Têt). Visit Castelnou, a medieval village of painters and craftsmen or go back to prehistory in the Castle-Museum of Bélesta where you will not only see the daily life of the very first craftsmen (an impressive collection of potery awaits you), but also the skillful work of the archeologists.

Gites-Roussillon

Tourisme:
Gites-Roussillon
Three Gîtes

Between sea and mountain
Calm and quiet :
Holiday house “Le Veinat d’en Marsalet”

MUSEUMS

The Castle-Museum of Prehistory

BELESTA

A reproduction of the cave of Bélesta.
The daily life of the first farmers and craftsmen.
In july and august, potery workshops are being organised for the young.
Open from 10h till 12h30 and from 15h till 19h
Tel 04 68 84 55 55

ARTS

Baroque Catalonia
Exhibition in the Hospice of Ille-sur-Têt
Activities, Animation, Workshops
Tel 04 68 84 83 96

NATURE

The Organs of Ille-sur-Têt
The elements have created a labyrinth of astonishing ochre clay figures in the shade of the Canigou. Mother nature at its creative best.
Tourist Office of Ille sur Tet
Tel 04 68 84 02 62

SERRABONE

A landscape of outstanding beauty
Priory (XI-XIIth centuries)
Open all year through from 10h till 18h
Tel 04 68 84 09 30

VILLAGES

BELESTA

Prehistorical Museum
Tel 04 68 84 55 55

THUIR

Capital of the Aspres
Winecellars of Byrrh :
The largest oak vat in the world
Tel 04 68 53 05 42
Nature and Hunting Museum
Tel 04 68 53 36 29
Museum of popular art and tradition
Tel 04 68 84 67 67

MILLAS

Millenary city
Historical remains
Museum of ancient art
Féria du 6 au 9 Aout
Cooperative winecellar: AOC, muscatel and natural sweet wines.
Tourist office :
Tel 04 68 57 16 68

CASTELNOU

Medieval town
Castle
Craftsmanship, Art, Exhibitions
Tel 04 68 53 22 91

ILLE-SUR-TET

Art patrimony, nature
Baroque Catalonia
Tourist Office of Ille sur Tet
Tel 04 68 84 02 62

SERRABONE

Priory ( XI-XIIth centuries)
Open all year through from 10h till 18h
Tel 04 68 84 09 30