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Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou

The Pyrénées-Orientales, a real open air museum!


It is unusual to encounter on the same territory all the stages of human ingenuity: the first signs of skill in the form of touching prehistoric tools, pride in the glory of Pompey, the Domitian Way or the fortifications of Vauban, inspiration and mysticism of the Romanesque and Baroque periods, creative boldness in the indelible mark of Fauvism and Cubism ...

With more than 500 religious, civil or military monuments, thousands of works of art, the territory of Pyrénées-Orientales is a land of discovery and a real open air museum.

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    The Pyrénées-Orientales, a land of artists

    Charles Rennie Mackintosh


    Cubism, fauvism... to discover!

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    Perpignan la catalane!

    Perpignan city


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