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Eyne

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Eyne - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales
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Typical Catalan village, located on the Cambre d'Aze, Eyne is inhabited since Neolithic times and is named after former basque which means cow's milk.

Geographical information

MunicipalityEyne
Postcode66800
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Latitude42.4744150 (N 42° 28’ 28”)
Longitude2.0796790 (E 2° 4’ 47”)
AltitudeFrom 1470m to 2827m
Surface area20.36 km²
Population134 inhabitants
Density6 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePerpignan (87 km, 1h26)
Insee code66075
IntercommunalityCC Capcir Haut Conflent
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon

Nearest cities & towns

Bolquère5 km (8 min)
Llo5.1 km (8 min)
La Cabanasse5.4 km (8 min)
Saint-Pierre-dels-Forcats6.7 km (10 min)
Mont-Louis6.8 km (9 min)
Saillagouse7.3 km (10 min)
Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via7.3 km (12 min)
La Llagonne8.9 km (12 min)
Égat9.1 km (15 min)
Err9.5 km (13 min)
Planès9.8 km (19 min)
Sauto10.6 km (16 min)
Targassonne11.3 km (17 min)
Sainte-Léocadie11.7 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Eyne is a small traditional village with an exceptional natural setting, with a nature reserve with a remarkable ecological diversity, especially flora. Valley of Flowers is a global importance including the conservation of bumblebees site. Home of the valley and its bistro country you will discover exhibitions, botanical garden and culinary specialties of the region.

The church of Saint -Michel Eyne worth a look, you will also find a wealth of Neolithic dolmen including the Pascarets the menhir of Bassouse, the Pla del Bosc and a megalithic bridge.

The ski resorts Eyne and Saint -Pierre dels Forcats came together to give rise to the Espace Cambre d'Aze, which is a ski resort with 35 km of skiable terrain, 22 runs ( 10 green, 3 blue, 7 red and 2 black ), 14 modules snowpark and hiking and snowshoe trails forest circuits.

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Information points
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Events and festivities

February : Day Tracker, discovery workshops trades mountain pla Cambre d' Aze with many professionals.

February : Event and Snow Mountain, ski races and initiations Huskies.

February : Winter Festival skiing with makeup, costumes, wine and hot chocolate !

Mid-June: the F'estive, clambake of the mountain world and the rise of cattle in mountain pastures.

June 23: The fires of Saint John, Catalan traditional feast around a bonfire.

In July or August: Cambre d' Aze under the stars : the ceiling of Cambre d' Aze becomes the space of one evening a mecca for stargazing and astronomy awareness. Conference day and night observations.

Late October: Festa of the bruixes, Day turnip and fall Eyne with renowned duck turnips.

The torchlight ( during school holidays ) : Event traditional ski schools Cambre d' Aze.

December: Christmas Market at Doorstep Eyne, with the visit of Saint Nicolas and his donkey, distribution of treats for young and old lovers!

December 24 : Check the slopes of Santa Claus with sweet and distribution of hot chocolate.

Photos

Village of Eyne
Village of Eyne
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Winter Landscape
Winter Landscape
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Landscape in summer
Landscape in summer
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Lower Valley Eyne ( © Jean Espirat )
Lower Valley Eyne ( © Jean Espirat )
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Lower Valley Eyne ( © Jean Espirat )
Lower Valley Eyne ( © Jean Espirat )
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Another view of the nature reserve of the valley Eyne ( © JE )
Another view of the nature reserve of the valley Eyne ( © JE )
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Flora reserve ( © Jean Espirat )
Flora reserve ( © Jean Espirat )
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Flora of the Eyne nature reserve ( © Jean Espirat )
Flora of the Eyne nature reserve ( © Jean Espirat )
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Flora reserve ( © Jean Espirat )
Flora reserve ( © Jean Espirat )
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Flora of Espirat of Eyne reserve ( © Jean)
Flora of Espirat of Eyne reserve ( © Jean)
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Flora Eyne of the valley ( © Jean Espirat )
Flora Eyne of the valley ( © Jean Espirat )
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Flora of the Eyne ( Espirat © Jean Valley)
Flora of the Eyne ( Espirat © Jean Valley)
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Flora of the Eyne Valley ( © Jean Espirat )
Flora of the Eyne Valley ( © Jean Espirat )
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Flora of the Eyne Valley ( © Jean Espirat )
Flora of the Eyne Valley ( © Jean Espirat )
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Flora of the Eyne Valley ( © Jean Espirat )
Flora of the Eyne Valley ( © Jean Espirat )
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Weather

Friday 31 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 26°C
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Saturday 1 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 28°C
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Sunday 2 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 28°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Saint -Pierre- dels- Forcats is the second village on the Cambre d' Aze, the church of Saint -Pierre dels Forcats is a church worth a visit, she is known for his altarpieces.

Cerdanya region is known for its solar installations that are due to the quality of its sunshine, with more than 300 days per year and the purity of its atmosphere. It has three solar power plants, solar furnace of Mont- Louis, the Odeillo solar furnace and the Themis plant.

The citadel of Mont- Louis, 5 minutes of Cambre d' Aze, the citadel of Mont- Louis is the highest fortified town of France, it was created by Vauban in 1679. Citadel of Mont- Louis World Heritage of UNESCO.

The region also has 3 beautiful spas Llo, Dorres and baths of St. Thomas are all within 30 minutes of Cambre d' Aze.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Swimming in warm, sulphurous water
Well-being13 € Llo (3 km)
Introduction to laser biathlon
Sports sensations33 € to 36 € La Llagonne (6.6 km)
Horse ride in the mountains
Nature and the great outdoors14 € to 25 € Matemale (12.2 km)
Hike in the Ariège mountains
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 25 € Ax-les-Thermes (34 km)
Mountain break, snowshoeing
Nature and the great outdoors155 € to 496 € Ax-les-Thermes (34 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Carança Gorges
HikeAthletic3h30Thuès-Entre-Valls (12.8 km)
The Lakes of Nohèdes
HikeIntermediate4h30Nohèdes (24 km)
Madrès Peak
HikeIntermediate3h00Roquefort-de-Sault (31 km)
Along the Bohère Canal
HikeEasy1h00Prades (32 km)
Pic du Midi
HikeIntermediate3h30Roquefeuil (39 km)

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