Highlights of the Roussillon Region
The views from Querbus Castle over the Maury valley to the peaks of the Pyrénées are amongst the finest in the region. Excellent personal audio available.
Take the D117 from Perpignan to Maury then the D19 to Cucugnan
We were delighted to discover this working aqueduct. Claimed to be of Roman construction, this long, low, multi-arched aqueduct carries water across the valley of the Agly to irrigate vineyards and gardens
Take the D9 from Narbonne (or the D117 fromPerpignan) to Maury then take the D19 to Ansignan
Quillan to Limoux Gorge Route
An interesting drive following the river to Limoux. You can return via Queribus and the Gorges de Alamos.
Take the D117 from Perpignan to Quillan then on D 118 to Limoux
Without doubt one of the most attractive seaside towns on the Mediterranean. Famous for its anchovies and topless bathing!
Take the coast road, the D81, from Perpigan to Collioure. If you wish you can return to Perpignan via the autoroute.
France/Spain coast border
Further down the coast from Collioure you come to the border. The road winds over ridges and round bays with incredible views over the Mediterranean. Vineyards with tastings can be found on the way plus you get to eat and drink in some fascinating fishing village cafes.
Take the coast road, the D81, from Perpigan to Collioure then on to Figueres. If you wish you can return to Perpignan via the autoroute.