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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
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)|
|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|
About this location
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.
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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11 Nov 2014
"A perfect balance"
This apartment combines the very best of old world charm with all modern amenities. We stayed here with our son and his wife and couldn't have been happier. The two large bedrooms with bathrooms … More
Thank you for your wonderful review. When you booked the apartment you mentioned that you were using this stay to have a reunion with your son and his wife. We were very confident that our apartment and the village of Ceret would be perfect for you and we are so happy that you agree.
21 Oct 2014
"Brilliant apartment & perfect location"
I can not praise the apartment more highly. My wife and 83 yo mother-in-law stayed during early October for a week. The apartment is huge and has been very tastefully renovated - separate kitchen with… More
When guests take time to write such a comprehensive positive review of our apartment we are very appreciative. The Team at G'Day Ceret thank you so much for your review and we certainly look forward to welcoming you back one day soon.
5 Aug 2014
"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
"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
"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
"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
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
"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
"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
"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
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