Foothills of the Pyrenees

Between the sea and the mountains, discover the foothills of the Pyrenees with this 250 km (6.5 hours) motorbike tour. A foretaste of this magnificent mountain range punctuated by numerous natural sites and small villages.

There are 4 tourist stops on this route. You are free to stay for a few minutes or a few hours.

  1. Eus
  2. Puilaurens Castle(*)
  3. Organs of Ille sur Tet
  4. Castelnou

(*) Please check the opening hours and booking possibilities.

1. Eus: between the Conflent valley and the Canigou mountain, Eus offers its facades sloping down in terraces to the warm Catalan sun, accomplice of a luxuriant vegetation

2. Puilaurens Castle: a mountain sentinel perched at 700m on its rocky spur, the Château de Puilaurens is a remarkable example of medieval military architecture

3. Organs of Ille sur Tet: a unique place in France, the Orgues site is a landscape of fairy chimneys with a fragile and ephemeral beauty that erosion has shaped into an almost lunar ensemble

4. Castelnou: wedged at the foot of the Aspres mountains with the Canigou in the background, this Catalan village made of stone has adapted to the irregular shape of the rock that hosts it

GPS track