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Deep in the heart of the Pyrenees-Orientales département, Elne the oldest town and former capital of Roussillon, boasts a rich past steeped in history and is ideally located, just 10km from Perpignan, 10' from the Mediterranean beaches and 30' from the Spanish border. Benefitting from a truly exceptional climate, Hotel & Restaurant Carasol, nestled amidst the old town walls at the entrance to the ancient citadel, invites visitors to enjoy a moment of pure rest & relaxation. This totally non-smoking hotel accommodates professional and leisure travellers alike in 15 comfortable bedrooms, all equipped with the latest modern fittings, perfectly integrated into the Romanesque and Gothic architecture of the surroundings. Our restaurant specializes in European cuisine and local specialities served in the warm atmosphere and refined comfort of our dining room, or outside on our panoramic terrace offering unspoiled views across the Roussillon plain and Mount Canigou. Midway between the sea and the mountains, history, culture and nature lovers alike will find everything that they could wish for in Catalan country. The location of this charming hotel will enable you to make the most of the upper town, with its paved streets and the nearby cathedral and cloisters, but also the numerous museums and art galleries.
Formerly Iberian, then Roman, Elne is the oldest town in the Languedoc Roussillon, and Hotel Cara-Sol, with an elevated position overlooking the Languedoc Plain and the Eastern Pyrenees, is perfectly situated to discover and explore one of the most diverse and richest cultural regions of France. Places to visit: Elne cathedral ; Perpignan, Elne is situated just 10km south of Perpignan, the second town of Catalonia. This bustling, dynamic place is full of great charm, with its old town dominated by the Palace of the Kings of Majorca. Perpignan can easily be reached by road or train from Hotel Cara-Sol. Collioure, the nearby coastal town, attracted artists such as Matisse, Picasso and Derain, inspired by the light and beauty of the town, and many colourful copies of theirs and others' works can be seen at the exact spot where each was painted. Ceret, charming little town, features within its Museum of Modern Art works by Picasso, Marc Chagall and Joan Miro. Figueras and Cadaques, both in Spain, a 45 minutes drive from the hotel, are famous for Salvador Dali museum and home. Activities : walking, mountain biking and cycling.
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