Gites de France accredited "3 Epis"  Bed & Breakfast and Self Catering accommodation near Font Romeu, South France
CAL BARBE
B
ed & Breakfast and Self Catering Accommodation
66120 TARGASONNE
FRANCE
Cheques de Vacances accepted for  Bed & Breakfast and Self Catering accommodation
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CERDAGNE - PYRENEES ORIENTALES
Targasonne
The Cerdagne, in the Pyrenees Orientales between Andorra, Spain and the Mediterranean sea, is a plateau surrounded by mountains close to 3,000 metres, lakes and forest, offering you not only a multitude of all year-round outdoors activities but also a rich history, culture, old traditions and tasteful cuisine.
Camporelles

The "train jaune" (yellow train) allows you to hop through some of the 21 Cerdagne villages made of granite and slate, where we can visit some fine romanic and baroque buildings. Through the trip, both amusing and instructive, you can discover beautiful landscapes and nature as well as the history of the different villages.

You can enjoy all kind of outdoor, indoor and cultural activities around the area and you will find restaurants, coffee shops, bars, shops, casinos and movie theatres in Font-Romeu, just under 5 Km from Cal Barbe.

Carlit
Llivia
Targasonne
         
Carlit
 
Camporelles
 
Bouilloses
         

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

We can help you organize several activities: hiking, snow racquets hikes, Nordic ski, "parapente discovery", quads outing... just contact us!

Ski alpine and nordic: 12 ski resorts in less than 10 minutes away. You can find the information you need about our closest ski stations in www.skifrance.fr. These are: Font-Romeu, Les Angles, Bolquére - Pyrénées 2000, Formigueres, Espace Cambre d'Aze, Porté-Puymorens, Eyne - Saint-Pierre, Err-Puigmal, Puyvalador-Riutort, Matemala, La Quillane.

Yellow Train
 

Mountain bike: 12 circuits for all levels of difficulty with 152 Km in Pyrénées 2000 and with 3 links to Capcir, Cambre d'Aze and Font-Romeu. Pyrénées 2000 also offers 1 route downhill and a trial circuit. 5 circuits also leave from Font-Romeu. More information in www.ffc.fr

Hiking: Lakes, panoramas, forests, glaciers, fortifications, sommets, valleys, gorges... Several hiking circuits in the area following the GR's (Grand Randonnées)

     
Bouilloses
 

Snow-racquets: Several initiation circuits marked, some of them dedicated to a specific theme (forts, glaciers...) from 1 to 4 hours long and of free entrance. Posibility to book guides tours and group courses

Hot baths: You can enjoy hot water baths in Llo, Dorres and Saint Thomas, also being beneficial against different pains.

     

Swimming pools: You can choose from the ones in Targasonne (covered and climatized, less than 1 minute away from Cal Barbe), Bourg-Madame, Err, Font-Romeu, Les Angles and Puigcerdá.

Huskies: Schools for beginners or for improvement, or just touristic activities

Paragliding, flying, balloon, and parapente

Canyoing: River llech
Rafting, Canoeiing & Hydrospeed at Parc Olímpic del Segre

Climbing ( Bouldering ) : In Chaos de Targasonne and in the Via Ferrata in Llo

Carança
   

Horse riding: In Eyne, Les Angles and La Llagonne

Golf: In Font-Romeu and near Puigcerdá

Fishing: 1st & 2nd category rivers for trout (la Têt, l'Aude, le Galbe...), altitud lakes (Carlit, Camporelles, barrage des Bouillouses)...

Tennis: Indoor and outdoor tennis courts available in Font-Romeu

Squash: Courts available in Font-Romeu.

Ermitage, Font Romeu
   
Others:
1. National Centre for training in high altitude
2. Training school for youngsters in Font-Romeu
3. Academy for soccer and hockey
4. Bowling at Pyrénées 2000
5. Mini-golf - Font-Romeu
6. Skating - Font-Romeu
7. Fitness, gymnasium, sauna - Font-Romeu
8. Yoga
9. Mushroom hunting during autumn
Farm Equipment, Formigueres

 

Dorres
 

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Museums:

1. Museum of "Cerdagne" - Eyne
2. Museum of " Cerdagne" -Sainte Léocadie
3. Museum in the "Central de Thémis" at Targasonne
4. Museum of the oldest Pharmacy in Europe at Llivia

Churches: In Angoustrine, Dorres (Belloch chapel), Enveitg, Font-Romeu (virgin and retable from 13th century), Hix, Llivia, Llo, Odeillo, Planes, Ur.

Peric
 
Four Solaire, Odeillo
 

Others:
1. Le Petit Train jaune
2. Four Solaire in Odeillo
3. Four Solire and fortress in Mont-Louis
4. Animal Parc in Les Angles
5. Animal Parc "Territoire Lapon"
6. Fortress and Caves "Grandes Canalettes" - Villefranche du Conflent
7. Les grottes de Fontrabiouse near Matemale
8. Movie theatres in Font-Romeu, Osseja, Saillagouse and Puigcerdá
9. Festival of classical music in Llivia
10. Abbey - St. Marti del Canigou

11. Abbey - St. Michel de Cuixa
12. Walled village - Villefranche du Conflent