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Wednesday 27 June 2012

Collioure - A Hidden Gem: Picasso, Matisse, Modern Art & Anchovies

Nestling in a most attractive cove, between Perpignan and the Spanish Border, Collioure is a real treasure to explore and is only a few minutes walk from one of South France Villas properties Villa La Voile.

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With it’s history of attracting Writers, Poets (Antonio Manchado) and Artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Derain (the Master of Fauvism) and Chagall, the Museum of 
Modern Art  -  it’s cobbled streets, summer festivals, beaches, plethora of restaurants - La Voile de Neptune -  , markets and the local speciality of Anchovies  - Collioure is a must visit!

AOC wine

Plus the wine is excellent too – AOC Banyuls and Collioure -  www.abberous.com and don’t forget to try the local Croquant Almond biscuits! available from the shop that sells Regional Specialities at 8 rue Berthelot, Collioure

Collioure, “the village of light” has everything for a magical stay.

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