Les Pyrénées - Ma Prairie - Sunêlia Vacances in Canet en Roussillon

The Pyrenees

Situated near the Pyrenees, especially the Canigou and Corbières massifs, our campsite in the Pyrenees offers a wide variety of activities for the whole family, between sea and mountains.

Hiking in the Canigou Massif

The Canigou Massif, sacred mountain of the Catalans, is classified Grand Site de France since 2012. The peak of the same name culminates at 2784 metres above sea level. It is a symbol of Catalan culture and even a true place of pilgrimage. Its ascent is a rite of passage for all the inhabitants of the region.

Every summer, tourists are numerous to walk on the hiking trails of the massif, whether on foot, by mountain bike, on horseback or with the help of donkeys. The latter can carry bags or even children. Take advantage of your stay in our campsite near the Pyrenees to discover these beautiful walks that await you. There is something for all tastes and all levels. The ascent of the Canigou peak requires an intermediate level and a good preparation. In addition, it is necessary to pay attention to the weather which can be changeable with notably thunderstorms.

A dive into the history of the Pyrénées Orientales

Prehistory with the Tautavel man

The prehistory museum of Tautavel is an excellent idea for a family outing near Perpignan and Canet-en-Roussillon. You will be able to learn more about this prehistoric man thanks to the numerous animations, exhibition galleries and even with a reconstitution of the site of the Caune de l'Arago, where the man of Tautavel lived.

The Age of Enlightenment and Vauban's fortifications

Take advantage of your stay at our Pyrenees Campsite to admire the military architecture of Vauban, particularly the wonderfully well-preserved fortified villages of Villefranche-de-Conflent and Mont-Louis, two UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Don't miss:

  • The ramparts and bastions of Villefranche-de-Conflent
  • Fort Liberia at Villefranche-de-Conflent
  • The fortified town of Mont-Louis which culminates at 1600 m and makes it the highest fortified town in France!

The Middle Ages and the Cathar Country

Less than an hour's drive from our campsite in the Pyrenees, you can visit the castle of Quéribus which is a remarkably well preserved and renovated Cathar monument. It is also classified as a Historic Monument. Built on a rocky outcrop, it dominates the Roussillon plain. Other monuments are worth a look. To contemplate them, follow the tourist route of the castles of the Cathar country.

A holiday at our campsite near the Pyrenees is guaranteed to be fun for the whole family, discovering magnificent landscapes and exceptionally well preserved historical monuments.

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