PYRÉNÉES-ORI­EN­TALES is it right for you?

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Prop­erty prices

Pyrénées-Ori­en­tales has an av­er­age re­sale price of €170,000, which is less than the re­gional av­er­age for Langue­doc which is €182,000.

Weather

Pyrénées-Ori­en­tales en­joys a Mediter­ranean cli­mate with hot dry sum­mers, rainy win­ters and mod­er­ate springs and au­tumns. As one of France’s hottest re­gions, the area en­joys around 300 days of sun­shine.

Ac­tiv­i­ties

Flanked by the Mediter­ranean Sea and the Pyrénées moun­tains, PyrénéesOri­en­tales is in an ideal lo­ca­tion to en­joy the great out­doors, and has a var­ied range of out­door-ori­en­tated ac­tiv­i­ties such as horse rid­ing, moun­tain bik­ing and wa­ter sports. Boast­ing 11 na­ture re­serves and a vast na­tional park, PyrénéesOri­en­tales of­fers a plethora of pro­tected ar­eas to pre­serve its nat­u­ral her­itage with 50 walk­ing trails to choose from. The cap­i­tal city of Per­pig­nan has many cul­tural and his­tor­i­cal high­lights to of­fer, in­clud­ing the Cathé­drale Saint-Jean-Bap­tiste.

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