Welcome to Perpignan
Framed by the peaks of the Pyrenees 13km west of the Mediterranean coastline and just 38km north of the Spanish border, Perpignan radiates out from the tight knot of the old town's warren of alleys, palm-shaded squares and shabby tenements painted in shades of lemon, peach and tangerine.Historically, Perpignan (Perpinyà in Catalan) was capital of the kingdom of Mallorca, a Mediterranean power that stretched... Read More
Top experiences in Perpignan
35 Minutes Cathar Castles Tour by Helicopter
Departing from Perpignan airport, we shall take the direction of Baixas ; we shall fly over Notre Dame de Penes, a small chapel at the rock top. Then, when shall cross the famous vineyard of " Côte du Roussillon Village" with its Maury sweet wine. Passing above " le grau de Maury" a mountain which delimit the frontier between Pyrénées Orientales and Aude. We shall fly above Cucugnan village with its wind mill and shallgoing to Peyrepertuse fortress! an incredible castle on vertiginous cliffs! Turning back in front off Pyrénées mountain, we shall fly abovethe Quéribus castle and its amazing view above the mountains and Mediterranean coast; the we shall fly above the typical Catalan village ofEstagel, passing above Calce and land on at Perpignan airport.
Côte Vermeille Helicopter Tour from Perpignan
Departing form Perpignan Airport, we shall go to Mediterranean coastline direction Canet en Roussillon!We can see the pond of Saint Nazaire and its flamingos between the landscapes and the seaside.Then we shall continue along the coastline to Saint Cyprien resort and his famous golf course.Arriving at Argelès sur mer, we can see the two towers of La Massane and Madeloc at the top of the Albères mountains! We shall fly above the "Racou" wich it means " the small place in Catalan language. We shall arrive at Collioure amazing village seaport, fly over the Dugommier and Fort Saint Elme Castles!Between Collioure and Port Vendres we shall turn back and go to see the Valmy Castle near Argelès! And then, we shall fly above the Raho before arriving and landing on Perpignan airport!
40 Minutes Flight from Perpignan to a Typical Spanish Restaurant
Departing from Perpignan airport, we shall fly to the Albères mountains, frontier between Spain and France! Flying above the Roussillon plain, we shall cross the frontier at the Perthus pass and the Lagarde fortress. After aproximately 20 minutes fly, we shall arrive at " Can Xiquet " resort and its beautiful view about the classified Bahia of Roses! You will taste the typical Catalan meals : "pa amb tomaquet " a local ham on bread with tomato or the " fideua" spéciality local "paella" with vermicelli. Then taste the Ampurdan's local wines! This helicopter tour for 1 à 4 pax not include the meals at " Can Xiquet", approximately 50€ per persons!