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Céret, France

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Céret is found in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France. The town, which lies in the foothills of the Pyrénées mountains, has an altitude of 175–1400 meters.  When you stay in self-catering holiday homes in Céret, know that you’ll have the opportunity to explore its Saturday market – it’s a bustling, busy market selling mostly local produce.

The region around Céret is major fruit producer, in particular famed for its cherries. The first of the season's pick are, by local tradition, sent to France's President! The cherry season is during the end of April and May – a must to visit when you rent accommodation in Céret.

The Pont du Diable (Devil's Bridge) is a single arch stone bridge built between 1321 and 1341. It’s impressive - at the time of its construction it was the world's largest arch bridge in terms of span length.

When you holiday in Céret be sure to make time for its world-famous Musée d'Art Moderne, which has numerous Picasso paintings, sculptures and ceramics. The museum also features paintings by Chagall, Matisse, Herbin, Soutine and a few Impressionists.

Céret also holds an annual bull running festival known as la feria where young bulls (usually with their horns blunted) are run through the streets corralled by a group of highly skilled Camargue horsemen and women The feria is always held the weekend nearest to the 14th July, Bastille Day.

Rent a Ceret holiday cottage and you’ll be staying in a town that has a continued tradition of being a home for artists, especially painters and poets. Pablo Picasso lived in Céret in the early part of the 20th century and Café Pablo in the town is dedicated to him. The Grand Café, still operating today, was a meeting place for many famous artists in the early part of the last century. Henri Matisse and Amadeo Modigliani, amongst other artists, visited at this time. Aristide Maillol, a famous sculptor born in the local village of Banyuls-sur-Mer, is represented by two public sculptures - one outside the visitors information centre and the other on the war memorial.

Travelling to your holiday rental home in Ceret, France; It is conveniently located 7 km from the Autoroute A9. It’s 200 km (120 mi) from Montpellier, 250 km (160 mi) from Toulouse and 180 km (110 mi) from Barcelona. Travel from Calais – allow a day and an overnight stay along the way is advisable. It’s an estimated 10 ½ hour journey without stopping! From Bilbao it’s a slightly more manageable 6 ½ hours. The nearest airport is at Perpignan. Both bmi baby and Ryanair offer direct flights to and from the UK. The nearest train station is also at Perpignan and is a 6 hour journey – allow time to change stations en route!

Perpignan experiences a warm Mediterranean climate similar to much of southern France.

 

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Self catering 3 bedroom Architect designed Villa set in the Foothills of the Cevennes - Villa Mimosa

Self catering 3 bedroom Architect designed Villa set in the Foothills of the Cevennes - Villa Mimosa

Weekly Rental: GBP to GBP

6 sleeps

3 bedroom Architect designed villa in old mature terraced and shaded gardens with panoramic views set in the foothills

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Fantastic Holiday Home in Poudenas, Near Fources - Chateau de Poudenas

Fantastic Holiday Home in Poudenas, Near Fources - Chateau de Poudenas

Weekly Rental: GBP 11000 to GBP 11000

14 sleeps

To be able to stay in any part of Chateau de Poudenas is a privilege, a great pleasure and an opportunity step back into

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Beautiful Farm House in Gers, 20 Minutes to Mirande and Marciac - Hourtiquet

Beautiful Farm House in Gers, 20 Minutes to Mirande and Marciac - Hourtiquet

Weekly Rental: GBP 4000 to GBP 4000

9 sleeps

Hourtiquet was built in 1776 on the older foundations of a ‘fortified farmhouse’ – a place to provide shelter for

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Historic Beautiful House in Gers, Walking Distance to Jegun - Chateau Pelat

Historic Beautiful House in Gers, Walking Distance to Jegun - Chateau Pelat

Weekly Rental: GBP 6000 to GBP 6000

14 sleeps

Chateau Pélat is one of the most fascinating properties we represent – historic, romantic, comfortable and civilised

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Elegant C18 Single-Storey Chateau Close to Eauze and Saint Amand - Chateau Saint Amand

Elegant C18 Single-Storey Chateau Close to Eauze and Saint Amand - Chateau Saint Amand

Weekly Rental: GBP 6000 to GBP 6000

16 sleeps

Chateau St Amand is a very elegant C18 single-storey chateau which feels more like a fine Roman Villa than a medieval

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Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

30% Discount 22-29 August 2020

30% Discount 22-29 August 2020

Book now for special offer on our remaining week at Maison Tranquil this summer. 3,500Euros inclusive of all taxes

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount for start dates within 4 weeks

Discount for two week booking

Discount for two week booking

£50 discount on second week when booking two weeks

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