It takes about 30 minutes to reach Perpignan, which is the capital in the French part of Catalonia, and about 50 minutes to reach Figueres, the closest large city in the Spanish part of Catalonia. It is 200 kilometers away from Andorra and the same distance from Barcelona.
Sorède, our closest neighboring village, is a lively Catalan village at the foot of the massif Albères. This enchanting village has five restaurants, bakeries, a bank, post office and tourist center. A local market is held twice per week where you can buy fresh produce from the surrounding farms and vineyards. Sorède has many adjacent attractions, such as a turtle zoo and the famous Eagles of Chateau Valmy. The area also offers riding, tennis, canoeing and several other water-sports. On the outskirts of Sorède you can enjoy enchanting promenades and bike paths, cool rivers to swim in, and awe-inspiring mountains to hike on.