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At the beach
Canet Plage, a holiday resort in the Languedoc Roussillon region, stretches out over one of the finest and largest beaches on the Mediterranean coast, offering you all the many and varied distractions of a seaside resort, such as bathing and water sports, as well as the discovery of its port and vineyards.
Between the wide strip of fine golden sand, with its gentle slope, measuring 9km in length, and the numerous lakes inhabited by flamingos, that line this beautiful coast, Canet, situated in the Pyrénées Orientales, is also at the heart of the Catalan country, 17 km from the historical city of Perpignan.
Canet en Roussillon is a dynamic resort all the year round and offers a wide range of sporting and nautical activities:
- Swimming pools
- Water sports
- Bike hire (per day), horse-riding, karting, quad bike
- Casino, disco
The town of Canet will satisfy history-lovers, with its port dating back to Roman times and medieval chateau, as well as those with a preference for nature and the outdoor life:
- Historical tour of the old town of Canet
- Mont Canigou
- Catalan hinterlands
- Tour of cathar chateaux
- Prehistory museum at Tautavel
- Collioure and the ‘côte vermeille’
- The African reserve of Sigean
- In Spain : Port Bou, Figueres, Rosas
Tourist office - BP 22 - Espace Méditerranée - 66140 Canet en Roussillon