Tourism Le Barcarès

This narrow strip of land between the lagoon and the sea has long remained unclean and almost deserted. While in the vicinity of the fourteenth century, the Templars are dry part of the Salanque, Lido barcarésien is left out for lack of technical means.

Interest in the site originates in the seventeenth century.In 1659 the Treaty of the Pyrenees was signed, formalizing the border of the Pyrenees. At that time, the economy of the Valley Agly grows, and with it the means of transport.

Thus, a port is built in Barcarès.Under the natural dependency of Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque this port sees many transit goods: wine, oil, fruit, fish ...and salt, food regulated.

It develops gradually becomes Barcarès the nineteenth century an important fishing port, with even its own shipbuilding facilities that produces the famous Catalan boats

Moreover, at that time, fashion is at the seaside Numerous families are spending time on beaches improvising makeshift villages ephemeral time of summer.

The Barcarès became independent during the twentieth century.

The contemporary history of Barcarès is marked by a painful episode in 1939, at the end of the Spanish Civil War, tens of thousands of Republicans crossed the border and were imprisoned by the French authorities in a real concentration camp, which was then under the Vichy regime, a central collection of foreigners.

During the sixties with the interministerial management of coastal tourism in Languedoc-Roussillon (mission Root), developers are raising a resort, with the symbol for Lydia.

Tour to explore the Pyrénées-Orientales

  • Thème : Sites and museums
  • Départ : Tautavel
  • Durée : 6 jours

For 6 days, you will discover the Pyrénées-Orientales. Bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, this department of Languedoc-Roussillon has a rich French-Spanish culture.

Day 1 : Museum of Prehistory Day 2 : Perpignan Day 3 :  Collioure Day 4 : Aristide Maillol

Discover Canet-en-Roussillon

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Canet-en-roussillon
  • Durée : 4 jours

Canet-en-Roussillon is a commune located in the Pyrénées-Orientales department and the region of Languedoc-Roussillon.

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  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Fitou
  • Durée : 2 jours

Fitou is a commune located in the department of Aude in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon.

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  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Leucate
  • Durée : 6 jours

Leucate is a commune located in the department of Aude and the Languedoc-Roussillon region.

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