Staying at the campsite in Port Barcares and visiting the area

Discover the surroundings of your campsite in Pyrénées-Orientales

Whatever your desires during your next stay at the campsite in Languedoc Roussillon, La Croix du Sud ****, offers to help you discover its many assets!

Activities near the campsite in Barcares

You won’t have to go far from your Barcares campsite to find a multitude of activities to do with family and friends.

  • The little yellow train in Villefranche de Conflent
  • Leucate adventure
  • Hot water baths of Saint Thomas
  • The garnet factory
  • Diving center : the octopus
  • Wakeboard school : wake 66
  • Windsurfing, catamaran, stand up, paddle : UCPA
  • Water skiing : Water ski lift
  • Horseback riding : the colony
  • Tree climbing park : Leucate Aventures
  • Cinema : clap ciné in Leucate

Visit the region and discover the assets of the Pyrénées-Orientales

The art of the vine in the Languedoc-Roussillon region

From the right bank of the Rhone to the Pyrenees-Orientales, one of the oldest, but also one of the largest vineyards with nearly 300,000 hectares. Cultivated since the dawn of time in Languedoc-Roussillon, the art of wine making has evolved through the ages to offer today refined wines, whether fruity or full-bodied. Much more than a local activity, in Languedoc Roussillon wine is a passion, a tradition and an integral part of the history of this country.

Cellars and vineyards

The Cultural and Historical Heritage of the Catalan Country

Annexed by France in 1659, the French Catalan country has kept a double culture thanks to its history.

The centuries of wars that raged for the ownership of this territory and its charged past make this country culturally rich. The works of art and buildings are numerous and the heritage preserved. Less than 30 minutes from Le Barcarès and the Croix du Sud campsite, Perpignan la Catalane offers a beautiful sample of this history and heritage.

Castles, Fortifications and Museums in the region

For a dive through the centuries during a stay at the campsite Pyrénées-Orientales, the holidaymakers will be able to count on multiple monuments which are worth the detour.

  • Fortress of Salses
  • Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels
  • Museum of prehistory of Tautavel
  • Castle – Museum of Belesta
  • Palace of the kings of Majorca in Perpignan
  • Cloister of Elne
  • The city of Carcassonne, fortified medieval city

Visit the Catalan country in Languedoc Roussillon

For your cultural visits, use the smart guide to heritage in Catalonia: the “Pass Inter-Sites” allows you to benefit from reduced rates.

The Vermeille coast

During your discovery of the Vermeille coast, you will be able to discover exceptional places that will delight both history and wide open spaces enthusiasts.

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From Couilloure to Céret

Rocky coves with turquoise waters, fishing port and vineyards on the hillside, the Vermeille coast is a wild coastline that begins south of Argelès and extends to the Spanish coast at Port-Bou. This arid territory gives birth to beautiful and typical wines such as Collioure and Banyuls. The Vermeille coast, a wonderful meeting point between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountains, has preserved its beauty and landscapes intact.

Hiking in Canigou

Located in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of the Catalan Pyrenees, the CANIGOU culminates at 2700 meters of altitude and separates the highlands and the Roussillon. Many itineraries are available to walkers: hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, discovering Vauban’s buildings classified as World Heritage by UNESCO and tasting local products.

The lakes of Bouillouses

27 lakes and ponds with an exceptional fauna and flora.

The marine reserve of Cerbere – Banyuls

1st French Natural Marine Reserve created in 1974.

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The Lake of Raho

Supervised swimming, creation of mountain bike and horse trails. Easy access for people with reduced mobility.

Cities and villages on the Mediterranean coast

Perpignan, Canet en Roussillon, Collioure, Salses-Le-Château, Saint Cyprien, holidaymakers who wish to discover the charming seaside resorts in the Pyrenees-Orientales will not lack for possibilities during their stay at the Barcarès campsite. Discover also the most beautiful villages of the Eastern Pyrenees.

The site of Dosses

At the edge of the Etang de Salses, a natural area with nearly 200 plant species and 50 bird species. Discovery of the richness of the biodiversity of the Mediterranean lagoons.

4-star camping holidays in the Pyrénées-Orientales : our ideas for outings

  • Canal du Midi -The locks of Fonserane, The tunnel of Malpas
  • The African reserve of Sigean (open 365 days a year from 9 am)
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