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Vernet-les-Bains

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Vernet-les-Bains - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales
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Nestling at the base of Mount Canigou, at the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees Regional Nature Park, the spa resort of Vernet-les-Bains is an approved green holiday resort (station verte label). The gentle climate, the beautiful countryside and the harmonious architecture guarantee a wonderful holiday for tourists and those taking the waters.

As well as its Belle Époque spa district, at the heart of which lies a pleasant park full of different plants, discover the old village with picturesque little cobbled streets, overlooked by the castle tower and the Church of St Saturnin.

To set off exploring the Belle Époque heritage of the resort, don't hesitate to follow the Kipling Path, a circuit dotted with information boards erected by the Tourist Office. This will give you the opportunity to admire the remarkable plant heritage, which, with more than 2000 trees and 320 different species identified, makes Vernet-les-Bains a real village arboretum!

Specialising in the treatment of rheumatic and bronco-pulmonary complaints, the Spas of Vernet-les-Bains offer an ideal space for well-being and relaxation, as well as spa therapies.

Around the resort, numerous pedestrian and mountain bike tracks will delight those who love to ramble.

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Vernet-les-Bains

At the foot of Canigou, the mountain of the Catalans, Vernet-les-Bains through its site, is a remarkable village, authentic, protected by the winds and just wonderful to 650 meters.

Spa recommended to treat respiratory diseases and rheumatism, you can also enjoy staying warm waters of spa.

In the "fashion" in the 1900s, Vernet-les-Bains kept some hotels and buildings of that era.

The old village, clinging to the mountain, will seduce you with its authenticity.

Traditions, like the fire of Saint John (June 23) or running the Canigou (the first Sunday in August) demonstrate its commitment to the Catalan culture.

In terms of gastronomy, you will not miss to taste the "Picoulat of mushrooms" or "the escalivade" and many other local dishes.

Things to see and do

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Information points
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Natural sites

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Pablo Casals Festival
A prestigious chamber music festivalFrom 26 july to 13 august 2019

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Church and Castle Vernet-les-Bains
Church and Castle Vernet-les-Bains
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View Vernet-les-Bains
View Vernet-les-Bains
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A refreshing hike, the cascade of English
A refreshing hike, the cascade of English
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The village in the spring
The village in the spring
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Canigou, the Catalans of the sacred mountain
Canigou, the Catalans of the sacred mountain
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Casino Vernet-les-Bains
Casino Vernet-les-Bains
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Vernet-les-Bains Pool
Vernet-les-Bains Pool
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A refreshing ride
A refreshing ride
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View of Canigou (2785 m)
View of Canigou (2785 m)
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Vernet-les-Bains General view
Vernet-les-Bains General view
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Republic Square
Republic Square
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Ruelle the Vernet-les-Bains center
Ruelle the Vernet-les-Bains center
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Vernet-les-Bains and Canigou
Vernet-les-Bains and Canigou
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church and castle of Vernet-les-Bains
church and castle of Vernet-les-Bains
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English Cascade
English Cascade
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Laundry
Laundry
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Laundry, overall view of the interior
Laundry, overall view of the interior
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Lavoir, interior, trunk -l'oeil
Lavoir, interior, trunk -l'oeil
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Laundry, indoor, sham
Laundry, indoor, sham
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