Canet Plage is
close to Perpignan
on the South Mediterranean coast of France. You find here a large yacht
marina, a very long beach and in the North and South ends of town there
are several camping sites.
The La Brasilia is
situated directly to the beach and one of the best around. It is
situated just North from the Yacht Marina. The Mar Estang is situated in
the South end. It is closer to the actual town. None of the camping
sites are open all year. They are mainly for summer use.
During the off
season you will see auto campers using the parking in the middle of the
water front promenade. Also in the South end of town you find parking
A curiosity I noticed is that several public buildings had signs
honouring persons. Eric Taberly and Rosa Luxembourg, among others.
The road leading
South towards Saint Cyprien is passing a narrow strip of land, between
the sea and a lake. Along here you find one line of parking all along.
It is a protected area, but at several places there are path leading to
has a very different lay out, with very wide streets leading through the
continue another 8 Km you get to Angeles Plage, again a town
layout with a different concept. Here the beach is lined with
apartments, where the lowest floor has a small garden leading directly
down to the beach.
From here on and
down to the border to Spain the coast starts to get rocky. The first
town you meet here is Collioure. A town from another époque and well