Saint-André

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TownSaint-André
Insee code66168
Postcode66690
Latitude42.5519970
Longitude2.9708530
AltitudeFrom 13 to 77 meters
Surface9.73 km²
Population3251 inhabitants
Density334 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsPalau-del-Vidre at 2.4 km
Chief townPerpignan (at 25 km, 28 min)Sorède at 2.6 km
DepartmentPyrénées-OrientalesSaint-Génis-des-Fontaines at 4.2 km
RegionLanguedoc-RoussillonSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

The village of Saint-André (Sant Andreu in Catalan) has its origins in the former Benedictine monastery which was founded in the Middle Ages. From that time still the old Romanesque abbey, which became the parish church, historical monument, which is decorated with beautiful marble sculptures from the 11th century (the lintel of the window, the altar ...).


SIGHTSEEING

  • Discover the ancient Romanesque abbey of St. Andrew and the House of Romanesque art, which offers a fun visit in the heart of the village.
  • In this charming setting, discover also many temporary exhibitions (paintings, sculptures ...), next door to the Art Gallery of the Town Hall, Monday to Friday from 9h to 12h and from 15h to 18h.
  • Outside the village, the locality of Taxo Upstream, The Discovery Farm "Farming of Yesteryear" offers to meet more than 300 animals (most endangered) it receives on its 3 acres of land.
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Information pointsTourist Office of Saint-André

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • All year long: Market days:
  • Thursday, rue du moulin.
  • On Saturday, Arago spot.
  • Paschal Feasts: Goigs dels Ous weekend and omelette Easter Easter Monday.
  • On Saturday, in pascals traditional village songs. In front of the Hotel de Ville down the cistella and serenade. Sardanes.
  • Easter Monday, those who wish (advance registration) can come and enjoy in a friendly atmosphere, the Easter omelette.
  • In late May, one year out of two, "Art Seen in the Street": Artists from all walks you discover their work at the heart of this pretty village.
  • For the Feast of St. John "Focs of Sant Juan" (June 23 evening), after the arrival of the flame, burning pyre and the traditional evening: Traditional songs, sardanes, bal ...
  • Beginning July theater festival. Festival on 6 days with 2 pieces per day and closing night with meals. The festival annually attracts more and more people: amateurs and professionals meet and rub shoulders with ease.
  • On July 13, the evening meal and great ball for the National Day, 14 July, parade followed sardanes.
  • End of July festival Path (classical music) - free entrance participation.
  • In early August, the Bodegas de Saint-André. Festive evening with the participation of several associations Saint-André. Drink and food stands, music and friendly atmosphere.
  • In early September, Association Forum.
  • In September, the annual garage sale.
  • The European Heritage Days, the third weekend of September: reduced rates or free tickets, and animations to the House of Art Roman Saint-André and church.
  • Mid-October: primeur wine festival. Primeur wine tasting and catering to the wine cooperative with the participation of the Festival Committee. Friendly and festive.
  • The St. Cecilia, November 22: Sunday free concert.
  • The St. Andrew, November 30 (Feast of the village). Weekend, cinema, various street entertainment, dining, dancing, sardanes ...
  • Early December: Telethon. The whole village is mobilized: Many animations for the Telethon.
  • A Christmas nativity. Pessebre Christmas Mass and the evening of 24 and 25 in the morning.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Albères ...

  • Argelès-sur-Mer:
  • La Casa de l'Albera (Interpretive Centre) - Guided tours of the old village (information on +33 4 68 81 42 74).
  • Coastal Trail: hiking trails ranging from Argelès to Cerberus.
  • The Eagles of Valmy. Open from early April to early November (information on +33 4 68 81 67 32).
  • Many hiking routes (Topo guide on sale at the Tourist Office).
  • Leisure Area, North Beach.
  • Tourist Office: Tel: +33 4 68 81 15 85.
  • Saint-Genis-des-Fontaines:
  • Former Benedictine abbey. Home cloister open all year (information on +33 4 68 89 84 33).
  • Gallery Two Steeples (above the cloister). Open if exposure.
  • Tourist Office: Tel: +33 4 68 89 84 33.
  • Sorède:
  • Numerous hiking.
  • Valley of the Turtles. Open from late March to early November on Sundays and holidays (information on +33 4 68 95 50 50).
  • Factory riding crops and whips. Open all year. Possible visit of the workshops.
  • Chapel Lavall. To see at the end of a circuit along the gorges of Lavalle.
  • Chapel of Our Lady of the Castle. Hermitage Castle Ultrera associated.
  • Tourist Office: Tel: +33 4 68 89 31 17.
  • Palau del Vidre:
  • The Glass Palace is open all year, Town Hall Square. 7 / 7,
  • Engraver mirror, stained glass, glass shops ...
  • St. Mary Church (eleventh or twelfth century) 15th century altarpieces. Visit on request.
  • Town Hall: Tel: +33 4 68 22 14 17.
  • Laroque-des-Albères:
  • Old town. Ancient medieval streets and shops.
  • Many hiking trails, from easy in sports.
  • Tourist Office: Tel: +33 4 68 95 49 97.
  • Villelongue-dels-Monts
  • Priory Sta Maria del Vilar. Open all year (information on +33 4 68 89 64 61).
  • Church of the village. Gate of the 13th century Catalan fittings.
  • Town Hall: Tel: +33 4 68 89 61 76.
  • Montesquieu-des-Albères:
  • Castle. Remains of what was an important fortress.
  • Botanical Trail (free), 4 km to discover the flora of Mediterranean forests.
  • A bike tour takes you to the peak St Christau and Cervical Ouillat.
  • Town Hall: Tel: +33 4 68 89 60 49.

And the Vermilion Coast ...

  • Collioure
  • Royal Castle is open all year (information on +33 4 68 82 06 43).
  • Fort St. Elmo Church of Our Lady of the Angels
  • The paths of Fauvism.
  • Very nice view from the balcony of Madeloc.
  • Tourist Office: Tel: +33 4 68 82 46 29.
  • Banyuls-sur-Mer
  • Musée Maillol, open all year (information on +33 4 68 88 57 11).
  • Aquarium du Laboratoire Arago, open all year (information on +33 4 68 88 73 39).
  • Romanesque church of the Rector, 11th century
  • The Natural Marine Reserve (Banyuls to Cerberus) and the underwater trail of Cape Peyrefite.
  • Tourist Office: Tel: +33 4 68 88 31 58.
  • Cerberus:
  • The Lookout: Old-style hotel reminiscent of a ship. It is listed in the supplementary inventory of historical monuments.
  • The Natural Marine Reserve (Banyuls to Cerberus).
  • Hiking for all levels between the sea and mountains.
  • Tourist Office: Tel: +33 4 68 88 42 36.
  • Port-Vendres:
  • Guided tours and audio guides to the city (contact the tourist office).
  • The commercial port, fishing port and marina.
  • Hiking and coastal path.
  • Tourist Office: Tel: +33 4 68 82 07 54.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Sea diving on the Vermillion CoastSports sensations46 €Argelès-sur-Mer (6.6 km)
Rally driving on the racetrackSports sensationsFrom 15 € to 89 €Elne (6.7 km)
Canyoning or rafting in AudeSports sensations28 €Canet-en-Roussillon (16.8 km)
Game fishing off the Canet-en-Roussillon coastSports sensationsFrom 450 € to 4800 €Canet-en-Roussillon (17.7 km)
Maiden flight and introductory microlight flightSports sensationsFrom 50 € to 270 €Torreilles (17.9 km)

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PHOTOS

The Romanesque church and Roman Art HouseThe Romanesque church and Roman Art House
 
The former mayor, current village hallThe former mayor, current village hall
In gardensIn gardens
 
Choir of the Romanesque church of Saint-AndréChoir of the Romanesque church of Saint-André
City Hall in the snowCity Hall in the snow
 
Place AragoPlace Arago
The nave of the Romanesque churchThe nave of the Romanesque church
 
Tour of the church during Heritage DaysTour of the church during Heritage Days
Exhibition of Roman Art HouseExhibition of Roman Art House
 
The Jibs of Sant Joan, June 23The Jibs of Sant Joan, June 23
Representation for the Theatre Festival in early JulyRepresentation for the Theatre Festival in early July
 
The City -StadiumThe City -Stadium
The tennis meet AlbèresThe tennis meet Albères
 
The Municipal StadiumThe Municipal Stadium

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 April
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Min. 14°C - Max. 22°C
Friday 25 April
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Saturday 26 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
World food restaurantThe Flowers  
9.1
  SPECIAL OFFER
Argelès-sur-Mer
The Flowers is an invitation to travel both in the decor than the food served. Upon entering the restaurant you start your call by Asia, then pass through North Africa and the islands...
Located 4.4 km from Saint-André31 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Charmettes  
8.5
Argelès-sur-Mer
Located just steps from the beach and the green promenade du Bois des Pins, the Les Charmettes restaurant opens its doors. Discover a simple and authentic, ideal for sharing a gourmet...
Located 5.9 km from Saint-André42 € per person 
Mediterranean restaurantLa Pierranne  
8.8
Villelongue-dels-Monts
PYRENEES-BELGIUM - The Pyrenees-Orientales, Albères between Argeles and Le Boulou. On the heights of Banyuls, an expensive curiosity to our palace is reaching: La Pierranne the restaurant...
Located 6.1 km from Saint-André25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Pavillon with 5 bedroomsCôté Saisons  
Laroque-des-Albères
Côté Saisons located in a newly refurbished 19th century house provide 5 guest rooms that offer comfort and beautifully decorated french interiors. Most of the rooms have breathtaking...
Located 4.4 km from Saint-AndréFrom 70 € to 120 € the double room 
Mas with 4 bedroomsLe Chai Catalan  
Ortaffa
Close to Collioure and the sea, an old winery renovated with taste and originality. Atypical building, nicely decorated, central atrium, comfortable and quiet bedrooms, a lovely garden...
Located 4.9 km from Saint-AndréFrom 90 € to 105 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsAncienne Gare    
8.6
Brouilla
Charming guest rooms in an old restored train station.
Located 6 km from Saint-André72 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsGîte Fuschia   NEW
Sorède
Villa located at the entrance of the village with a detached cottage and a yearly rental. Ground floor: living room with kitchenette, two bedrooms (i bed 2 people) (2 beds 1 pers),...
Located 2 km from Saint-AndréFrom 390 € to 700 € per week 
House for 6 personsHouse for 6 persons  
9.6
Argelès-sur-Mer
Independent house but adjoining a vacation home with pool and parking privé. Située in the center of Argelès Plage, 300 m from the sea, close to shopping and area piétonne. Surface...
Located 5.9 km from Saint-AndréFrom 250 € to 650 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsAppartement à Collioure  
8.8
Collioure
Apartment in Collioure, quiet, in a beautiful residence with pool and garden.
Located 9.1 km from Saint-AndréFrom 380 € to 800 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
150 places over 5,5 haVillage Club Le Méditerranée Argelès    
8.3
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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 4.9 km from Saint-André 
72 places over 1,5 haCamping les oliviers    
8.5
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 11 km from Saint-AndréFrom 14.50 € to 20 € per day 
100 places over 3 haCamping de la Vallée    
8.9
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 15.4 km from Saint-AndréFrom 12.30 € to 17.40 € per day 

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HOTELS

Camping La Pinède Enchantée - Hotel in Saint-AndréCamping La Pinède Enchantée    
8
Argelès-sur-Mer
Set on a 2-hectare pedestrian estate, this resort is 4 km from Mas Larieu Beach in Argelès-sur-Mer. You can relax in the deckchairs by the outdoor swimming pool on enjoy a drink from...
Located 2.6 km from Saint-AndréRoom from 29 €
Saint Jacques - Hotel in Saint-AndréSaint Jacques     
7.4
Sorède
Overlooking the picturesque village of Sorède, the Saint Jacques Hotel welcomes you near the Mediterranean beaches and offers a wonderful view of the sea. It features 15 guest rooms...
Located 2.9 km from Saint-AndréRoom from 39 €
Hôtel Acajou - Hotel in Saint-AndréHôtel Acajou    
8
Argelès-sur-Mer
Hôtel Acajou is located a 10-minute walk from the centre of Argelès-sur-Mer, and a 5-minute drive from its 7km of sandy beach. It offers free Wi-Fi access throughout and free private...
Located 3.2 km from Saint-AndréRoom from 29 €

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Appart-République
Located in one of Perpignan’s main squares, Hotel de la République offers modern self-catering apartments with city views. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout....
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