Thuir

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Thuir
TownThuir
Insee code66210
Postcode66300
Latitude42.6324300
Longitude2.7563480
AltitudeFrom 78 to 243 meters
Surface19.90 km²
Population7355 inhabitants
Density369 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townPerpignan (at 17.1 km, 23 min)Llupia at 2.2 km (7 min)
DepartmentPyrénées-OrientalesSainte-Colombe-de-la-Commanderie at 2.6 km (7 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Thuir, door Aspre.

Located at the foot of the Pyrenees foothills, Thuir is the wine center and economic Aspre. Old medieval walled city, it holds many treasures of its past.

Land of vineyards, viticulture links are very strong. Thuir is the capital of the famous aperitif Byrrh: Byrrh caves with the largest oak vat in the world attract thousands of visitors each year.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The Cellera, instead of the founding of Thuir to 950, with the Church of Our Lady of Victory neo-classical chapel Piétad of the 15th century, the Saint Sebastian of the 14th century and its beautiful Baroque altarpiece .
  • Remains of ancient walls and watchtowers of the second wall are still visible in many places.
  • Thuir has two museums:
  • Hunting and Nature Museum, site of synthesis of the fauna of the Pyrenees-Orientales.
  • The Arts and Popular Traditions Museum, privileged memory.
  • A visit to these museums is free. They are open from June 15 to September 15.
  • Visit Byrrh Caves where you can experience the largest oak vat in the world!
Detailed information
Information pointsInter-communal Tourist Office Aspres-Thuir

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The third weekend of July (Thursday, Friday and Saturday): The Catalan diads. Three days of fine food and festive traditions of Catalonia.
  • The first Saturday in August: Festival Lawn. Contemporary music, rock ... Free festival!
  • In December: "Once upon a time ... Thuir Christmas tales and legends." Each year, Thuir offers its residents and visitors to enter the wonderful world of stories and legends. Decorations spectacular streets, squares and shop windows. Free entertainment throughout the month, parades, shows for young audiences from 4 years. The detailed schedule is available at the Municipal Office of Culture and the Animation +33 4 68 84 67 87. You can also contact the Tourist Office in Intercommunal Aspres-Thuir +33 4 68 53 45 86.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Castelnou, a few kilometers, is one of the most beautiful villages of France. Mecca of Medieval Catalonia, this village is popular with visitors for its location, its heritage and its many artisans.
  • Tordères, 15 minutes Thuir village typical Aspres, activities for children with rides on donkeys circuit buoyed by nature.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Maiden flight and introductory microlight flightSports sensationsFrom 50 € to 270 €Torreilles (23 km)
Canyoning or rafting in AudeSports sensations28 €Canet-en-Roussillon (24 km)
Game fishing off the Canet-en-Roussillon coastSports sensationsFrom 450 € to 4800 €Canet-en-Roussillon (24 km)
Boat and jet-ski licencesCulture and education320 €Canet-en-Roussillon (24 km)
Sea diving on the Vermillion CoastSports sensations46 €Argelès-sur-Mer (26 km)

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PHOTOS

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WEATHER

Thursday 23 October
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Min. 10°C - Max. 20°C
Friday 24 October
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Min. 15°C - Max. 21°C
Saturday 25 October
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Min. 7°C - Max. 23°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAramon Gourmand
Pézilla-la-Rivière
Less than 10 minutes from Perpignan and Market Grand Saint Charles. Far from the bustle of the city, the team 's Aramon Gourmand offers a kitchen for every day tasty and generous. After...
Located 7.8 km from ThuirFrom 15 € to 40 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Perpignan Sud  
7.4
Perpignan
The cuisine of Campanile Perpignan Sud opens the doors of gastronomy. A cuisine prepared with skill, mastery and creativity. Result: A symphony of tastes and flavors sunny! You will...
Located 11.2 km from Thuir22 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Villa Duflot  
8.4
Perpignan
SPIRIT ART DECO - Comfort, luxury, attention to detail: stay in La Villa Duflot is a privilege to Perpignan. Y also take a meal with a map to safe values, created by a talented chef,...
Located 11.5 km from Thuir35 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsPeu del causse    
9.8
Sainte-Colombe-de-la-Commanderie
5 rooms with charm in this old and well restored catalan mas, in the medieval village of Sainte-Colombe-de-la Commanderie. Christian and Marie-Noëlle welcome you with pleasure.
Located 2.1 km from Thuir75 € the double room 
Villa with 3 bedroomsLa pantoufle verte    
8.7
Montauriol
Just above the coastal plain in the Aspres, foothills to the Pyrenees, we offer: relaxation by the pool – we'll bring the cold drinks and food, jacuzzi spa, excellent hill-walking from...
Located 6.9 km from Thuir74 € the double room 
Pavillon with 2 bedroomsArcenciel    
9.4
Canohès
If your business or leisure trip will take you in Roussillon, stop the rainbow. A few minutes from the A9 motorway and on the outskirts of Perpignan, you will stay in my bed and breakfast...
Located 7.1 km from Thuir60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Mas for 7 personsMas del picapedrer à Thuir 66300
Thuir
Mas d'un ancien tailleur de pierres décoré avec originalité et pourvu du confort moderne (machine à laver, four...). Au rdc entrée, cuisine américaine, salon et WC. AU 1er étage, 3...
Located in ThuirFrom 350 € to 700 € per week 
House for 2 personsGîte pour 2 personnes  
8.4
Castelnou
Want sunshine, scenery, hiking... Go Languedoc Roussillon! Cottage with furnished terrace (sun loungers, parasol...) : kitchen 1 bedroom with south facing pool view room (washbasin...
Located 4.4 km from ThuirFrom 350 € to 590 € per week 
House for 8 personsMas du figuier Tordères
Tordères
House on a hill at the entrance of a village between sea and mountains. Panoramic view with the bottom of the table the Mediterranean. South facing pool, hammocks in the shade of olive...
Located 8.1 km from ThuirFrom 1700 € to 2200 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
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 14.3 km from ThuirFrom 12.90 € to 18.20 € per day 
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 14.4 km from ThuirFrom 14.50 € to 20 € per day 
60 places over 1,4 haCamping saint martin    
8.6
Céret
Calm and quiet family camping located 20 km from the sea and 5 km from a beautiful lake. Spacious and shaded location, great pool, wide beach, snack bar, bread, washing machine available,...
Located 16.3 km from ThuirFrom 13 € to 22 € per day 

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HOTELS

Casa9 Hôtel - Hotel in ThuirCasa9 Hôtel     
9
Thuir
With an outdoor swimming pool, this hotel is located in a traditional Catalan stone building dating from the 11th and 15th centuries. It is set in the heart of the Languedoc-Roussillon...
Located in ThuirRoom from 86 €
La Fauvelle - Hotel in ThuirLa Fauvelle    
9.1
Thuir
Set in French Catalonia, this 1840s building has been remodeled in a contemporary design. It features a saltwater pool and a large garden. Rooms are located in a modern building and...
Located in ThuirRoom from 85 €
Hotel Cortie - Hotel in ThuirHotel Cortie  
Thuir
Offering a restaurant and a shaded terrace, Hotel Cortie is located in Thuir. Free WiFi is available. Perpignan is 15 km away. Rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen TV, air...
Located in ThuirRoom from 60 €

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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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