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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

This classical 2 bedroom apartment is situated in the gorgeous village of Ceret at the foot of the Pyrenees Mountains in southern France.

The Australian owners have renovated the apartment in order to provide the level of comfort and convenience that even the most discerning traveller would come to expect when so far from home yet maintaining the typical French character.

With cobble stoned walkways and magnificent plane trees lining the streets and squares, you will never have problems finding places to visit, things to do or places to wine and dine.

Ceret is also a wonderful base for visiting Collioure on the Mediterranean Sea ( 35 minutes by car), Barcelona (2 hr by car), The Principality of Andorra (2 hr 45 by car) to name but a few.

You won't be disappointed that you said - G'day to Ceret.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Collioure (35 minutes drive)
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 70 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Perpignan (35 minutes drive), Girona -Spain (1 Hou, Nearest railway: Perpignan (35 minutes drive)
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

The Village of Ceret:

Ceret is a beautiful Catalan town at the foot of the Pyrenees in the very south of France. Located just 10 minutes from the Spanish border and 30 minutes from the Mediterranean Sea, Ceret offers a variety of cultural, historical and artistic experiences.

The town of Ceret consists of the ancient village of Ceret surrounded by the more modern township comprising almost 8000 residents.

The ancient village where the apartment is located consists of narrow cobbled stone streets lined with magnificent plane trees which offer welcome relief from the summer sun. Take any narrow road or pathway in the old village and you will be surprised at what you will discover.

Ceret is known as the Cherry Capital with a Cherry Festival around Easter each year and in July, the Feria de Ceret which culminates in the ceremonial running of the bulls is a high powered celebration. Being Catalan, Ceret has its own bull fighting ring but with Catalunya banning bull fighting, this part of the celebration is likely to end.

Ceret is also known for its art and boasts the world renowned Museum of Modern Art. Pablo Picasso lived in Ceret for several years around 1911 and other artists such as Matisse, Chagall and Dali also were regulars to the village.

Every Saturday, the main street of the old village hosts a wonderful market specialising in local produce. Imagine the convenience of walking out the front door of your apartment and stepping straight into the buzz and excitement of the market proper.

Ceret is also perfectly positioned to visit such exciting places as Barcelona (2 hours by car), Collioure, the fishing village on the Mediterranean (30 minutes), the Principality of Andorra (2 ¾ hours), Carcassonne (1 ½ hours) and numerous ski fields in the Pyrenees (1 ½ hours).

Ceret is a rugby playing area and has its own stadium an easy stroll from the apartment.

Of course, the Languedoc – Roussillon region is well known for its wine growing and culinary delights. Ceret is served by dozens of restaurants and eateries all within an easy stroll of the apartment.

The area around Ceret is well known as a walking and cycling area and other sports such as tennis, golf and water sports are easily found.

Ceret

Things to see and do:

Musee d'Art Moderne (Museum of Modern Art): The museum features paintings , sculptures and ceramics by such well known artists as Picasso, Chagall, Matisse and Dali and has ongoing showings by international artists. It is open 364 days a year.

The Pont du Diable (Devils Bridge): Built between 1321 and 1341, this stone arch medieval bridge spands the river Tech. At the time of its' construction it was the world's largest bridge arch and dominates the approach to Ceret.

Saturday Markets: One of the larger local markets, they run right by the front door of the apartment and offer fresh local produce and crafts as well as a fun and entertaining selection of buskers and musicians.

Collioure and Port Vendres: Located just 28 klms from Ceret and on the Mediterranean Coast, these beautiful fishing villages are well worth a visit and a seafood lunch would be a smart suggestion.

Roses: A beautiful seaside resort about 40minutes from Ceret on the Mediterranean in Spain.

The Principality of Andorra: Located about 1 ¾ hours from Ceret in The Pyrenees, this Principality is renowned for its' skiing and Duty Free Shopping.

Barcelona: Without a doubt one of the great fun cities of the world. Barcelona is located just 180 klms from Ceret and an easy drive along very good motorways or by train.

Golf: There are several top quality golf courses within an easy drive. Falgos in the Pyrenees and Peralada in Spain are just two.

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5 Aug 2014

5/5

"entirely recommend this unique apartment"

This beautifully appointed apartment was beyond our expectations. Every room is tastefully appointed with exceptional views, right in the center of a quaint village. Easy access to many different v… More

23 May 2014

5/5

"Gateway to Southern France and Spain"

Position - located in the ancient village this apartment is on the third level of a Maison de Matrie built approximately 1750. It was originally a bank with the residence above. The marble entrance fl… More

25 Apr 2014

5/5

"The apartment exceeded our expectations!"

'G'Day, Céret' has been the perfect apartment for us. My wife and I are Francophiles, having visited la belle France on many occasions. With an eye to new discoveries, we set our sight… More

We are thrilled that we "exceeded your expectations". It just confirms that the vision and hardwork put in by the team at G'Day Ceret is justified. This gives us confidence in sharing our dream. We look forward to welcoming you back someday.

22 Dec 2013

5/5

"A delightfully warm and welcoming light-filled apartment"

Europe in winter can be a fantastic time to travel, especially pre-Christmas when all the shops and laneways are decorated so beautifully with Christmas lights. My 19 year old daughter and I had flown… More

Wow, we are thrilled with your review. ! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and that our little touches are noticed. Thank you so much and we would love you to stay again some time. , The G'day Ceret Team

15 Nov 2013

5/5

"Nice views"

Nice village, nice house, spatial & elegant apartment, big bedroom with comfortable beds. The most unique feature is the views from the apartment - on one side towards the street with it´s very old p… More

12 Sep 2013

5/5

"Classic old French apartment with modern facilities"

This is the second floor of an ordinal Maison de Maître' ie where the rich business man had his offices on the ground floor and then the family lived in elegant splendour above. Lovely restorati… More

3 Aug 2013

5/5

"What a Gem"

This is a beautiful well appointed apartment right in the middle of Ceret.It has two large bedrooms both with ensuites, lounge, dining room and new kitchen.Saturday markets- right out the front door a… More

31 Jul 2013

5/5

"Southern France at it's best !"

I chose to train from Paris to enjoy the countryside. Then the one euro bus from Perpignan to Ceret too easy. Over the river Tec and into the lovely leafy, gardened village of Ceret. G'day Ceret,… More

7 Jul 2013

5/5

"Perfection Personified"

fantastic location and a wonderfully well appointed property. All amenities available in a location just a short drive to Spain, The Pyrenees and many other desireable and exciting places to visit.Cer… More

6 Jul 2013

5/5

"Very large and well-appointed apartment in an excellent location in a lovely town"

This is a recently renovated apartment with two huge bedrooms with sparkling en-suites. The separate kitchen, dining-room and lounge areas are also very new and very well-appointed. Everything we need… More

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