Vignobles & Découvertes : Perpignan Méditerranée Rivesaltes
The Vignobles & Découvertes label aims to provide quality visits and services on the theme of wine. The label appeals to a customer base that appreciates the world of wine without necessarily being connoisseurs, and offers a range of quality services: accommodation, cultural sites, activities and leisure, cellars to visit, restaurants, exploration of natural spaces, events, etc.Destination : Perpignan Méditerranée Rivesaltes
The “Perpignan Méditerranée Rivesaltes” destination extends from the Mediterranean coast to the first foothills of the Pyrenees and continues along the southern part of Corbières, into Pays Cathare. A land marked by history and interaction, the destination offers a preserved and welcoming environment that reflects the gentle Mediterranean way of life.
Visitors will have the chance to admire the many different local areas, crossed by the Agly and Têt coastal rivers, while discovering a rich mosaic of wine-producing landscapes.
Appellations d’origine contrôlée (controlled designations of origin) distinguish the labelled destination’s wines: Vins Doux Naturels Maury, Rivesaltes and Muscat de Rivesaltes AOCs - natural sweet wines - rub shoulders with Côtes du Roussillon and Côtes du Roussillon Villages AOC wines.
The “Perpignan Méditerranée Rivesaltes” destination offers a selection of some twenty cellars, fifteen or so charming hotels and B&Bs, along with a choice of a dozen restaurants serving traditional cuisine with food and wine recommendations. Visitors can also be welcomed by tourist offices and partner tourist centres.
Visitors will be able to discover heritage sites such as Le Castillet and the Palais des Rois de Majorque in Perpignan, the Prehistoric Museum in Tautavel, the Maison du Terroir in Maury, or take a trip on the red and white train through the Pays Cathare and Fenouillèdes region. They will also take part in a host of activities linked to the world of wine and the vine available in several languages, along with events that highlight the region and its local traditions.