Travel Blogs from Molló
... for a small excursion. Off to Ceret, a charming village about 15 minutes away. Famous for its cherries and bullfighting, though I don't think the two things are related. We were heading for their museum of modern art. The exhibition of the moment " Bullfighting in art" or something like that. Literally 100 s of object d'art, depicting Matadors and bulls. It wouldn't have been my ...
Boys toys! A football, Spanish guitar and a ham board and knife were purchased as I sat writing in the foyer. A quick whizz to the airport, picked up the hire car and we were off on our way towards France. All that was missing was the jambon leg. Twice in the last year I have taken a huge suitcase to stuff a pigs leg into when I have visited Madrid, fearing each time that I would get to the carousel to find a hoof emerging from my ...
... enter, but our only interest was in the views. From one side, over looking the port, from the other, over the huge city landscape. A bottle of Ice cold Heineken in the warmth of the dying sun, warmed the cockles.. We were hungry. Restaurants were apparently a few hundreds of meters away.. That turned out to be as the crow flies, and so half an hour twisting down the hill, we stumbled into a bar with ...
... like the columns you see were retrieved and used in the restoration.
The crypt is the original granite pillars which needed stonework pillars to support the upper floor.
Now, since 1988 nuns from the order the Community of the Beatitudes live here.
The walk down the mountain was a breeze and we waited and caught the bus back to Vernet Les Bains- a trip of only five minutes downhill!
... the top and a gate at the bottom. We did a tour of the castle and were pleased to find that it included a free tasting of the local Rousillon wines. It did make the steep walk down the narrow stone lane slightly more treacherous.
A lack of Wifi meant a daily trip to McDonalds in Thuir to use their Wifi (how embarrassing, but no, their coffee was quite good!)
We witnessed a mountain bike race down a steep ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility