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 labelsSorède at 3.1 km (5 min)
Chief townPerpignan (at 25 km, 28 min)Palau-del-Vidre at 3.6 km (6 min)
DepartmentPyrénées-OrientalesSaint-Génis-des-Fontaines at 4.4 km (8 min)
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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 Saint-André and Roman Art House, which offers a fun visit in the heart of the village.
  • In this charming setting, discover also many temporary exhibitions (paintings, sculptures...), right next to the Art Gallery of the Town Hall, Monday through Friday from 9am to 12pm and from 15h to 18h.
  • Outside the village, at a place called Taxo Upstream, the Discovery Farm " Farming of Yesteryear " offers to meet with over 300 animals. It's a real conservatory which contributes to the knowledge of species and biodiversity. 300 animals, including some endangered species, are to be discovered on 3 acres of greenery and through fun and educational way. Farm Discovery skips a great day with family and discover the world of farming and natural environments in an authentic environment... Tel. : +33 4 68 89 16 39.
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Information pointsTourist Office of Saint-André

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Throughout the year, market day : Thursday, street from the mill.
  • Paschal Feasts : Goigs dels Ous weekend and Easter omelette Easter Monday.
  • On Saturday, Pascal traditional songs in the village. In front of City Hall : lowering 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, every other year, "Art Seen in the Street" : Artists from all walks you discover their work in 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 of the bonfire and traditional evening : Traditional songs, sardanes, prom...
  • In early July, Festival Theatre. 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, July 14, followed by parade sardanes.
  • In late July, Festival Way (classical music ) - free entrance participation.
  • In early August, the Bodegas de Saint-André. Festive evening with the participation of several associations Saint-André. Stands and beverage catering, music and friendly atmosphere.
  • In early September, Association Forum.
  • In early September, the annual garage sale.
  • The European Heritage Days, the third weekend in September: reduced rates or free tickets, and entertainment at the Maison de l' 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). On weekends, movies, various street entertainment, dining, dancing, Sardana...
  • Early December: Telethon. The whole village is mobilized : Numerous activities for the Telethon.
  • A Christmas nativity play. Pessebre and Christmas Mass at 24 at night and 25 in the morning.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Albères...

  • Argelès -sur -Mer:
  • Casa Albera ( interpretation center ) - Guided tours of the old town ( information +33 4 68 81 42 74).
  • Coastal Trail : landscaped footpath from Argelès to Cerberus.
  • Eagles Valmy. Open from early April to early November ( information on +33 4 68 81 67 32).
  • Many hiking routes ( Topo guide available at the Tourist Office ).
  • Recreation 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.
  • SOREDE :
  • Numerous hiking.
  • The Turtle Valley. Open from late March to early November + Sundays and holidays ( information on +33 4 68 95 50 50).
  • Factory whips and whips. Open all year. Can visit the workshops.
  • Chapel Lavall. A admire after a tour along the gorge Lavall.
  • Chapel of Our Lady of the Castle. Hermitage Castle Ultrera associated.
  • Tourist Office : Tel: +33 4 68 89 31 17.
  • Palau del Vidre :
  • The Palace of Glass, open all year, the Town Hall Square. 7/7,
  • Engraver mirror, stained glass, glass shops...
  • Eglise Ste Marie ( eleventh or twelfth century ), altarpieces of the 15th century. Viewing on demand.
  • City Hall : Tel: +33 4 68 22 14 17.
  • Laroque des Alberes :
  • Old village. Ancient medieval streets and shops.
  • Many hiking trails, from easy to athletics.
  • 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. Door of the 13th century. Catalan fittings.
  • City Hall : Tel: +33 4 68 89 61 76.
  • Montesquieu des Alberes :
  • 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.
  • City Hall : Tel: +33 4 68 89 60 49.

And the Vermilion Coast...

  • Collioure
  • Royal Castle, open all year ( information on +33 4 68 82 06 43).
  • Fort St. Elmo ; Church of Our Lady of the Angels,
  • 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 Laboratory Arago, open all year ( information on +33 4 68 88 73 39 ).
  • Romanesque Church of Rectorie, 11th c.
  • The Marine Nature Reserve ( Banyuls Cerberus ) and the underwater trail of Cape Peyrefite.
  • Tourist Office : Tel: +33 4 68 88 31 58.
  • Cerberus :
  • The Belvedere : old style hotel reminiscent of a ship. It is listed in the inventory of historical monuments.
  • The Marine Nature Reserve ( Banyuls Cerberus ).
  • Hiking all levels between the sea and mountains.
  • Tourist Office : Tel: +33 4 68 88 42 36.
  • Port- Vendres
  • Tours with audio guides or tours of the city (contact the tourist office).
  • The commercial port, the fishing port and marina.
  • Hiking and coastal path.
  • Tourist Office : Tel: +33 4 68 82 07 54.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Canyoning or rafting in AudeSports sensations28 €Canet-en-Roussillon (16.8 km)
Boat and jet-ski licencesCulture and education320 €Canet-en-Roussillon (17.4 km)
Waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubingSports sensations16 €Le Barcarès (28 km)

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PHOTOS

The Romanesque church and Roman Art HouseThe Romanesque church and Roman Art House
 
The former mayor, current hallThe former mayor, current hall
The gardensThe 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
 
The Arago spotThe Arago spot
The nave of the Romanesque churchThe nave of the Romanesque church
 
tour of the church during Heritage Daystour of the church during Heritage Days
Showroom of Roman Art HouseShowroom of Roman Art House
 
the Focs of Sant Joan, June 23the Focs of Sant Joan, June 23
Representation during the Theatre Festival in early JulyRepresentation during the Theatre Festival in early July
 
the City -Stadiumthe City -Stadium
The tennis, facing AlberesThe tennis, facing Alberes
 
stadium Newsstadium News
discovery farmdiscovery farm
 
discovery farmdiscovery farm

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WEATHER

Thursday 18 December
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Friday 19 December
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Saturday 20 December
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantPic à Pic  
9
Argelès-sur-Mer
ACTIVITY OF ARGELÈS PARK - A little lost in the middle of a shopping center, this small restaurant worth visiting. The setting is simple but friendly, the food is original and well...
Located 3.3 km from Saint-André28 € per person 
Mediterranean restaurantPic à Pic  
8.8
Argelès-sur-Mer
A Argelès -sur -Mer, the Pic à Pic restaurant will attract your attention. Bright and friendly, the hotel has beautiful tables covered with red and orange colors. You will have the...
Located 3.3 km from Saint-André28 € per person 
World food restaurantThe Flowers  
8.9
  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 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Pavillon with 5 bedroomsCôté Saisons    
10
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 3 bedroomsChambres d'hotes L Jonqueres d'Oriola    
8.6
Corneilla-del-Vercol
3 bed and breakfast of charm (including 1 suite) in a mansion of the 18th century. www.bed-and-breakfast-corneilla.com.there is also in the property 3 charming cottages.
Located 8.4 km from Saint-André75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Villa for 6 personsArgelès Collioure Sorede
Argelès-sur-Mer
Located in the triangle Argelés Sorède Collioure. The waterfront 8 km from the beach. Your pooch will be welcome. Villa 4 faces 95 m² sleeps 6. 1,600 m² of landscaped grounds.. In the...
Located 4.8 km from Saint-AndréFrom 900 € to 1100 € 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 
House for 6 personsNouveau - www.villapetitreve.com  
9.8
Latour-Bas-Elne
*** www.villapetitreve.com *** - Villa Petit Rêve offers all the amenities for a pleasant and relaxing holiday. A modern and well equipped kitchen, nicely furnished and decorated rooms,...
Located 6.8 km from Saint-AndréFrom 690 € to 1490 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
150 places over 5,5 haVillage Camping 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    
8.4
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 11 km from Saint-AndréFrom 14.50 € to 20 € 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 15.4 km from Saint-AndréFrom 12.90 € to 18.20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Camping La Pinède Enchantée - Hotel in Saint-AndréCamping La Pinède Enchantée    
7.7
Argelès-sur-Mer
Set on a 2-hectare pedestrian estate, in the countryside, this resort is 4 km from Mas Larieu Beach in Argelès-sur-Mer and 10-minutes from Racou Beach. You can relax in the deckchairs...
Located 2.6 km from Saint-André
Saint Jacques - Hotel in Saint-AndréSaint Jacques     
7.8
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 36 €
Hôtel Acajou - Hotel in Saint-AndréHôtel Acajou     
7.9
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'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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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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