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Located on the Mediterranean coast of southern France, close to the Pyrenees, Torreilles is the ideal place for those who simply want to relax on their holiday. Close to France's border with Spain, the town offers visitors the chance to explore both French and Spanish culture and history, retaining its relaxed Catalan atmosphere. The town is home to interesting architecture, historic buildings and sights, while the area surrounding is home to beautiful ... Read moresand dunes, rolling green landscapes and the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. .
Madame Vacances offers guests comfortable accommodation in this pretty town, with plenty of facilities and amenities to keep families, couples and groups of friends entertained. Each of the apartments offers a fully-equipped kitchen for those wanting to self-cater, and there is also an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by the soft pastels of the apartments. Ideal for soaking up the warm French summer sun, this is the place for a relaxing holiday in Torreilles.
Things to do
The main attraction of Torreilles is its stunning golden sandy beach, which stretches for 4km. Backed by sand dunes, and home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, it's a nature lover's paradise. Having earned the blue flag status, the beach has plenty of facilities for a relaxing day, while its protected status means there are no buildings in the nearby area. There are also protected wetlands near to the ... Read morebeach, ideal for birdwatchers and those wanting to explore the nature of the area.
Huge vineyards stretch over the undulating hills, providing delicious wine and tasting tours, as well as a haven for keen cyclists. Learn how the grapes are harvested before watching the delicate wine making process and tasting a variety of different bottles. The local area is also home to farms growing lettuce, artichokes, apricots and olive trees, meaning the dishes of the area are packed full of fresh flavours.
The town of Torreilles dates back to the 11th Century, and offers free tours and guides who will show you the fascinating history of the area. Explore the church and the beautiful buildings, the ancient streets, as well as the pretty park and many shops and restaurants dotted throughout. The Juhègues Chapel is at the centre of the town's culture and hosts musicals in the peak summer season, as well as being a stunning example of the area's architecture.
Exploring further afield
Visitors to Torreilles will find plenty to explore further afield. The larger town of Perpignan is just a 20 minute drive away and is the ideal place to spend a day wandering through its streets, admiring the tall town houses and its pretty river. Top sights include the Palace of the Kings of Majorca, which is a large restored fort home to some incredible architecture, the Cathédrale St Jean, which is beautiful from the inside and outside, and the Castillet, which often hosts art exhibitions. Slightly further afield Argelès Sur Mer offers a beautiful beach, backed by lush green mountains and stretching out for miles. Here guests can enjoy a day at the beach, with water sports and activities galore. Try sailing, wind surfing, banana boat rides and more, or simply relax on the sand. The marina is the ideal place to spend the evening, with restaurants and bars where guests can dine al fresco overlooking the yachts and fishing boats, or enjoy a crisp glass of wine as the sun sets.
For a day trip into Spain, Girona is an hour and a half's drive away and offers a lively, bustling atmosphere, a pretty river area and plenty of history and culture to be explored. Wander through the cobbled streets, admiring ancient buildings mixed in with tall merchant houses, explore the magnificent churches, or wander through the Jewish quarter and soak in the culture of the area. Visit the Cathedral, one of the many museums or the art galleries, or enjoy the shops selling unique Spanish items as well as well-known brands from home.
Eating and drinking
Torreilles is ideally placed for those who enjoy delicious food. Its close proximity to the Mediterranean Sea means there are some incredible seafood options on offer, with freshly caught sea bass, sole, tuna, octopus and more, while the nearby arable farmland offers fresh accompaniments to go with it. Enjoy locally grown olives and apricots, as well as cheeses and delicate meat dishes. The region is also renowned for its wine, which the waiters ... Read morewill be only too happy to help you choose to suit your dish.
For incredible views out over the Mediterranean Sea and its beaches guests should try La Zaza Club in Torreilles. Here there are delicious seafood dishes on offer, washed down with local wines, and served with succulent local vegetables. Bueno Boca can be found in a traditional stone building, and offers charcuterie boards and tapas, with very Spanish influences on the menu. For a taste of Italy during your stay, family-friendly Tropic Pizza is a no fuss restaurant serving up firm favourites along with seafood specialities. For traditional French seafood options Restaurant Coco de Mer is ideal, and offers a selection of fresh dishes.
The nightlife in Torreilles is quiet, with a few bars and restaurants staying open late into the evenings. Le Chiringuito is right on the beach and its open air feel fits with its delicious cocktails, beers and wines served up by the friendly staff.
As a small town, there are not many childcare options in Torreilles, although the tourist office has a list of local trusted babysitters. Madame Vacances' Résidence Le Mas de Torreilles offers baby beds and high chairs for those travelling with the family.
There are a few car parks dotted throughout the town of Torreilles, with free spaces available on most streets. Most of ... Read morethe accommodation also offers free parking to guests, and there are usually street parking options available throughout most of the day.