Eyne

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Eyne
TownEyne
Insee code66075
Postcode66800
Latitude42.4744150
Longitude2.0796790
AltitudeFrom 1470 to 2827 meters
Surface20.36 km²
Population133 inhabitants
Density6 inhabitants/km²

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National labelBolquère at 5 km (8 min)
Chief townPerpignan (at 87 km, 86 min)Llo at 5.1 km (8 min)
DepartmentPyrénées-OrientalesLa Cabanasse at 5.4 km (8 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

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.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Eyne
Natural sitesNature Reserve of Eyne,   Pass of Nuria

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

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.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

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
NameType of activityPriceTown
Foie gras duck & poultry farmLocal flavoursFreeErr (5.2 km)
Introduction to laser biathlonSports sensations33 €La Llagonne (6.6 km)
Horse ride in the mountainsNature and the outdoorsFrom 14 € to 25 €Matemale (12.2 km)

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PHOTOS

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

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WEATHER

Saturday 29 November
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Min. 14°C - Max. 14°C
Sunday 30 November
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Min. 10°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 1 December
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Min. 3°C - Max. 8°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Chaumière  
8.4
Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via
Nestled in the beautiful ski resort of Font-Romeu, La Chaumière welcomes you in the warm setting of a rustic cabin. A table, you will have the pleasure of enjoying traditional cuisine...
Located 4.6 km from Eyne33 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Luvintia  
10
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Bourg-Madame
Just steps from the Spanish border, in the town of Bourg-Madame, Le Luvintia restaurant welcomes you in a neat and nicely decorated in warm colors. A delightful gastronomical halt to...
Located 11.8 km from Eyne34 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 6 bedroomsL'Orri de Planès Gîte Auberge Ecologique    
9.5
Planès
The Orri de Planès is a unique family run eco-lodge that combines comfort, design and environmental consciousness with a friendly, international atmosphere. Located on the Trans-Pyrenees...
Located 5.1 km from Eyne70 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsAuberge Cal Xandera    
9
Angoustrine-Villeneuve-des-Escaldes
A 18th century farm in the heart Angoustrine the Catalan Pyrenees. For a quiet, getaway or vacation, Brigitte and Houccine welcome you to the authenticity and simplicity.
Located 10.6 km from Eyne70 € the double room 
Bungalow with 6 bedroomsBeau Vallon    
8.9
Sahorre
For long or short holidays, Beau Vallon offers a choice of accommodation (chambres d'hôtes, self-contained studios and a gîte) in the Conflent region of the Pyrénées Orientales 15 km...
Located 24 km from EyneFrom 55 € to 79 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 6 personsSki et randonées au Cambre D'aze
Saint-Pierre-dels-Forcats
 A Saint Pierre Dels Forcats (66210) 10 km of Font Romeu in a picturesque village, the Cambre d'Aze (Eyne and St Peter) family resort 300 meters from the slopes (mountain) space rented...
Located 3.9 km from EyneFrom 280 € to 450 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsRésidence loisirs Roca Del Sol  
7.2
Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via
Apartment 4 rooms of a total area of 80 m² kitchen, living room: 20 m² equipped with an oven, a 4 plate gas hob, microwave, range hood, dishwasher, washing machine, réfrigérateu- freezer,...
Located 4.7 km from EyneFrom 350 € to 700 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsStudio cabine au pied des pistes
Bolquère
Beautiful studio cabin with tt on the slopes of the Pyrenees in 2000 - Font Romeu 66, comprising living room, sofa bed for 2 people, buffet and cabinets, TV and DVD player, washer,...
Located 5.1 km from Eyne460 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
179 places over 7 haHuttopia Font-Romeu    
9.6
Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via
Located in the south of France (Catalan Pyrénées), Huttopia Font-Romeu offers exceptional views to the mountains. The camping is situated in a forest, at the entrance to the village...
Located 5 km from Eyne 
50 places over 6 haLe P'Tit Bonheur    
8.2
Escaro
Located in a remarkable preserved natural site, in the middle of the Regional Natural reserve of the Catalan Pyrenees, in full nature. Shaded sites in terraces, water level for the...
Located 20 km from EyneFrom 10 € to 15 € per day 

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HOTELS

Le Catalan - Hotel in EyneLe Catalan     
6.6
Mont-Louis
Set on the heights of the Pyrénées Catalanes Regional Park, this hotel offers guest rooms with free Wi-Fi access and a TV. Bolquère ski resort is located 3.5 km away. Each guest room...
Located 2.9 km from EyneRoom from 67 €
Hôtel Lassus Restaurant Cal Valbour - Hotel in EyneHôtel Lassus Restaurant Cal Valbour     
7.9
Bolquère
The Hôtel Lassus is located in Bolquère village. It has a terrace, bar and en-suite guestrooms with TV, free Wi-Fi and panoramic mountain views. The Restaurant Cal Valbour serves a...
Located 3.2 km from EyneRoom from 50 €
La Pradella - Hotel in EyneLa Pradella     
7.9
Bolquère
La Pradella offers elegant, self-catering accommodations, free Wi-Fi, and a relaxing spa area with a spa bath and indoor swimming pool. It boasts a privileged location near major ski...
Located 3.3 km from EyneRoom from 54 €

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Comfort Hotel Centre Del Mon Perpignan
Comfort Hotel El Centre Del Mon is located in the heart of Perpignan, a 10-minute walk from the city’s historic centre. It offers a bar, a patio and underground...
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Résidence Le Pic de l'Ours
Located in Font-Romeu, Résidence Le Pic de l'Ours offers self-catering accommodation in a residence with swimming pool, sauna...
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