Print Posted By Lost in France on 13 Mar 2011 in French Regions - Languedoc-Roussillon


© Adeline Callamand / ATOUT FRANCEAn attractive seaside town boasting 342 days of sunshine per year, exceptionally located between Spain and Andorra, Saint-Cyprien will give you the best of Mediterranean life at the feet of the Pyrenees! Over the past 15 years, the town has grown and is now has the second largest small-boat port in the Mediterranean and a beach stretching six kilometres.

It has also acquired high standards of equipments and can now boast many amenities and attractions to make visitors' stay enjoyable: miles of uninterrupted white sandy beaches, dozens of restaurants, golf courses, great cycling, a water park, a go cart track, a casino, and more than 20 km of walking trails for the nature lovers.


Capellans botanical garden: This century old botanical garden comes to life at the beginning of the rose season. Around the lake, sub-aquatic luxurious vegetation, lily pads and cactus complete the site. François Desnoyer Art Collection: Representing the works as well as part of his personal collection, this exhibition is made up of the great names of art history between 1860 and 1960, such as Gauguin, Bourdelle, Maillol, Signac, Toulouse-Lautrec, Matisse, Picasso, Léger, Chagall, Gromaire, and Braque.

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