Lo que te va a encantar en esta casa
Maison Amandier (120m², 5 pers., 2 bedrooms) used to be a granary and is located in a cul-de-sac in Mosset. This ‘eagle nest’ like village with an impressive medieval Castle has the official status of being one of the ‘most beautiful villages of France’, which it indeed is. Mosset is a large village and therefore has its own restaurant and supermarket. Maison Amandier is a very sunny house (11 windows) with two bedrooms and offers from the balcony scenic views over the Castellane valley and the top of the Mont Canigou.
Lo que te va a encantar del barrio
Within 15 to 30 minutes by car: • Some medieval villages, castles, abbeys • The lake of Vinça (swimming!) • The lively city of Prades with one of the oldest churches of France and with lots of restaurants and shops, there is also a biological (ECO) market every week. Prades is known in the world for its annual Pablo Casals chamber music festival (July and August), the largest chamber music festival in France. • The station of the ‘train jaune’ (the yellow train, a spectacular mountain train, the highest and longest in France) • The stalactite caves of Villefranche • The fortress of Liberia (Vauban architecture, UNESCO) • The thermal Bath of Molitg les Bains • The geological monument of Ille sur Tête (the Chimneys of Fairy) • Many sporting facilities, like canoeing, wild water rafting, horse riding, accompanied nature hikes (also by night) and 4 wheel drives to the Mont Canigou, to name but a few. • The best ‘boulanger’ (baker) of France in Ille-sur-Tête
Within 30 or 60 minutes by car: • The open air Thermal Baths of St. Thomas • The beaches of the Mediterranean • The capital of the Pyrénées Orientales: Perpignan. This lovely city offers some nice museums and galleries, good-programmed theatres and a great shopping area… • Various attractions like a butterfly garden, glass-works, whine bottling rooms, museums (like the Museum of Tautavel, where you will find the skeleton of the oldest man of Europe),..
Within 45 min to 1.5 hour by car: • The open air swimming paradise ‘Aqualand’ in St. Cyprien • The impressive 17th century Vauban fortification of Salses • The upper region of the mountains with animal preserves and the big ski resorts • The Côte Vermeille with the city of Collioure which is regarded as one of the most beautiful harbours on the Mediterranean • More attractions like the wild life Zoo of Sigean, the seawater thalassotherapy treatment facilities in Port Barcares and the coral reefs of Banyuls (good diving and snorkelling facilities). • The ‘high rock’ Cathar Castles • The city of Narbonne with a wonderful old and charming city centre and a beautiful cathedral • Figueres, the city of the surrealist painter Salvador Dali with an absurd and spectacular museum created by the artist himself (in Spain)