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Cultural and natural heritage in the Cerdagne and the Capcir!

Mont-Louis, a fortified village dedicated to the Sun King (Louis XIV), guarded the lands of the Cerdagne and the Capcir. We are now in the mountains!
Many sites, monuments and museums to discover!
Four Solaire de Mont-Louis
Solar oven at Mont-Louis
Heritage to discover!
  • CAL MATEU FARM - MUSEUM OF CERDAGNE

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    SAINTE-LEOCADIE

    Cal Mateu farmhouse shows local architecture and History. It has belonged to the Sicart Family from 1667 up to the French Revolution. Big house born with the border, it is registered on the additional inventory of the Historic Monuments. It is also a beautiful architectural example of what big Cerdan farms looked like.

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  • FORTIFIED TOWN

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    PRATS-DE-MOLLO-LA-PRESTE

    Located on the left bank of the river Tech, the walled city is divided in two by the torrent of Guillem which crosses it perpendicularly. The lower town is home to ancient manors, church, town house of the seventeenth and shops. The high city with its streets lined by narrow houses is dominated by the "royal castle", a medieval aspect. The medieval wall was rebuilt in the seventeenth century by Vauban's project.

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  • THE HOUSE OF EYNE VALLEY

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    EYNE

    This place, totally dedicated to the natural heritage, is located at the entry of the Eyne valley. Known since the 16th century and recognized since the 17th century, the natural reserve is the favourite garden of the botanists. Together with the reserve, the museum leads various actions to make people aware of how important it is to know and respect the environment.

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