Canet-en-Roussillon

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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Canet-en-Roussillon
TownCanet-en-Roussillon
Insee code66037
Postcode66140
Latitude42.7060910
Longitude3.0098980
Surface30.22 km²
Population13349 inhabitants
Density441 inhabitants/km²
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Chief townPerpignan (at 10.1 km, 12 min)Sainte-Marie at 2.7 km (4 min)
DepartmentPyrénées-OrientalesVillelongue-de-la-Salanque at 5.1 km (7 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

At the end of France, where the Mediterranean has an appointment with the Pyrenees, is Canet-en-Roussillon of those places that have managed to survive through time without losing their flavor. Only 12 km from Perpignan, it is the second city of the department and the beating heart of Montpellier triangle - Toulouse - Perpignan. Without complex and ever since, she is the one on the coast Roussillon its mark, the tone, asserting seaside town, Catalan village, the land of greed and tradition. At the same time respectful of its past and looks to the future, Canet knows as well laze under the sun that get involved in competitive sports without forgetting the most to offer to stroll along the promenade by the sea but also to find traces its history in the ruins of his castle. Canet is five letters as an open sesame to a horizon of pleasure and discovery. The waterfront, under the sun ...

Its access: Canet-en-Roussillon is the seaside town best served and most easily accessible of the department. Its proximity to the city of Perpignan allows it to benefit from the diversity of its transport.

Air: "The Perpignan Llabanere" 15 km from Canet, shuttle bus to Perpignan.

Train: "Station of Dali: the center of the world" to 10 km. Daily flights to Paris, Marseille, Bordeaux, Rome, Geneva, Hamburg and Barcelona.

Soon, the TGV line between France and Spain, will link Perpignan to Barcelona in just one hour.

Frequent bus connections to Perpignan Canet.

Car: A9 motorway "The Catalan", then exit Perpignan Nord-D83 and D81 or D627 output then exit Leucate and D81.


SIGHTSEEING

Relax: 9 km of sandy beach, beach clubs, kids clubs, spa center, water sports, marina.

Discover: pond and fishing huts, wine tasting, old town and narrow streets, Romanesque church of the 16th century castle of the fifteenth Vicomtal.

Enjoy: aquarium, Olympic swimming pool, leisure pool 25 m, weight room, tennis center, bike paths, fitness trails, petanque, diving, jet skiing, quad biking, mini-golf holes 18 and 15, casino, nightclubs, cinema, restaurants, bars and shops open all year.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Canet-en-Roussillon
Leisure centresBeach of La Jetée,   Beach of La Marenda,   Casino of Canet Plage,   Central Beach of Canet en Roussillon,   Marina of Canet-en-Roussillon
Performance hallsStadium Saint-Michel,   Theatre Jean Piat

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Entertainment: many events throughout the year: high-level sporting events, cultural, theater, local festivals, themed markets, concerts and folklore.

Some of the main events:

  • April:
  • Flower Market.
  • Kids Canet.
  • May:
  • Victory Day.
  • Country Motor Show.
  • France Championship Jet.
  • Sailing Festival.
  • June:
  • Meeting of swimming.
  • Feast of the Olive.
  • Music Festival.
  • Festival of Saint John.
  • July / August:
  • Fireworks.
  • Fest.
  • Tours.
  • Shows varieties - concerts.
  • Days "Traditions and folklore".
  • Mornings fitness.
  • Shows themed.
  • Medieval Festival.
  • September:
  • Garage sale.
  • The Farm in Canet.
  • October:
  • Muscat Festival.
  • December:
  • Afternoon recreational children.
  • Fireworks.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Boat and jet-ski licencesCulture and education320 €Canet-en-Roussillon
Canyoning or rafting in AudeSports sensations28 €Canet-en-Roussillon
Waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubingSports sensations16 €Le Barcarès (10.2 km)
Introduction to water-skiing or wakeboardingSports sensations19 €Le Barcarès (14.6 km)

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PHOTOS

Aerial view of CanetAerial view of Canet
 
Etang de CanetEtang de Canet
Romanesque churchRomanesque church
 
BeachBeach
Boat CatalanBoat Catalan
 
Vicomtal CastleVicomtal Castle
WaterfrontWaterfront
 
Jet skiJet ski
SardanaSardana
 
VineyardVineyard
Official logo of Canet-en-RoussillonOfficial logo of Canet-en-Roussillon
  

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WEATHER

Tuesday 23 December
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Min. 6°C - Max. 9°C
Wednesday 24 December
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Min. 4°C - Max. 10°C
Thursday 25 December
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Min. 4°C - Max. 12°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantHost et Vinum Le Clos des Pins   NEW
Canet-en-Roussillon
French cuisine restaurant - ...
Located in Canet-en-Roussillon40 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Don Quichotte  
9.1
Canet-en-Roussillon
GETAWAY CATALAN - Canet-en-Roussillon? An authentic city full of character in this southern region so rich where the mountain meets the sea ... this is the environment of choice chosen...
Located in Canet-en-Roussillon38 € per person 
Italian restaurantHollywood Pizza   SPECIAL OFFER
Canet-en-Roussillon
Plein Sud - In the Southwest, the region of Perpignan Canet-en-Roussillon specifically, two steps from the beach, discover Hollywood Pizza. A modern and well appointed, a decoration...
Located in Canet-en-Roussillon19 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 3 bedroomsLa Source    
9.8
Sainte-Marie
At the heart of a lovely resort and 900 meters from the beach, you will discover a Mediterranean garden with a swimming pool with waterfall. Each guest room different style pastel and...
Located 2.4 km from Canet-en-RoussillonFrom 70 € to 80 € the double room 
Villa with 2 bedroomsOn dirait le Sud...    
9.6
Bompas
In a village on the outskirts of Perpignan, 5 minutes by car and 8 minutes from the beaches, Canet, St Mary Sea, 30 minutes from Spain, Domi and Francis welcome you in their villa and...
Located 6.5 km from Canet-en-RoussillonFrom 50 € to 60 € the double room 
Mas with 5 bedroomsDomaine du Mas Bazan    
9.2
  SPECIAL OFFER
Alénya
It winds through vineyards and orchards... At the end of the road stretches Mas Bazan. Two steps from the beach, near the city of Perpignan, this impressive mas catalan pebbles and...
Located 7.2 km from Canet-en-RoussillonFrom 69 € to 139 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 8 personsMidsommar -Canet-Plage, 90m², 6-8 p
Canet-en-Roussillon
The apartment consists of 3 rooms, kitchen, bathroom and separate WC and a covered terrace. Housed on the upper floor of a villa the 90sqm included a 25sqm terrace will make your stay...
Located in Canet-en-RoussillonFrom 600 € to 1190 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsF1 bis ' les pieds dans l'eau'  
8
Canet-en-Roussillon
F1 bis 'feet in water' in residence very quiet standing. Direct access to the beach (no road to cross)
Located in Canet-en-RoussillonFrom 350 € to 600 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsSaint-Nazaire en Roussillon  
9.6
Saint-Nazaire
Apartment ground floor, large garden, barbecue, outdoor dining under a pergola, two bedrooms...
Located 4.7 km from Canet-en-RoussillonFrom 250 € to 600 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
150 places over 5,5 haVillage Camping Le Méditerranée Argelès    
8.3
  SPECIAL OFFER
Argelès-sur-Mer
Le Méditerranée is a Village Club 5*, located within idyllic surroundings, near the sea. Mobil homes, 'gîte' (little house) and natural cottage with terrace and garden are proposed...
Located 15.4 km from Canet-en-Roussillon 
72 places over 1,5 haCamping les oliviers    
8.4
Le Boulou
Camping with beautiful mountain views and exceptionally mild climate, offering you numerous possibilities to enjoy your leisure time. Including walking or climbing the mountains, horse...
Located 25 km from Canet-en-RoussillonFrom 15 € to 22 € per day 
100 places over 3 haCamping de la Vallée    
9.2
Saint-Jean-Pla-de-Corts
Between sea and mountains, camping in the Valley is ideally located for a relaxing and full of discovery. Just 2.5 km from the A9, it will be the ideal place for your steps, but will...
Located 28 km from Canet-en-RoussillonFrom 12.90 € to 18.20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel La Frégate - Hotel in Canet-en-RoussillonHôtel La Frégate     
8.1
Canet-en-Roussillon
La Frégate Hotel is located in Canet, just 100 metres from the beach. The hotel offers a restaurant which serves traditional French and Catalan cuisine and free Wi-Fi available throughout....
Located in Canet-en-Roussillon
Hotel Aquarius - Hotel in Canet-en-RoussillonHotel Aquarius     
7.6
Canet-en-Roussillon
Decorated in an Art-Deco style, Hotel Aquarius is situated 500 metres from the beach and the centre of Canet-Plage. It features an outdoor swimming pool, a terrace and a garden. Free...
Located in Canet-en-RoussillonRoom from 55 €
ibis Styles Perpignan Le Canet Sud - Hotel in Canet-en-Roussillonibis Styles Perpignan Le Canet Sud     
8
Canet-en-Roussillon
The ibis Styles Perpignan Le Canet Sud is situated on the beach in the Canet Plage district of Canet-en-Roussillon. It offers stylish and air-conditioned accommodation with free Wi-Fi...
Located in Canet-en-RoussillonRoom from 75 €

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Appart'City Perpignan
Located in the centre of Perpignan, Appart'City Perpignan offers self-catering accommodation just 15 km from the beach. Free wired internet is available...
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