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Fourques

Fourques is an Aspres village situated in the upper side from Réart valley, called here “la Galcerana”.
Its history is linked to the Middle Ages, when Abbot Robert d’Arles had a “cellera” (fortified fortress) built, which was called “Castell”.
It has a curious and rather rare detail: it was not built around the church dedicated to Saint Martin, as was usually the case, but a few hundred meters away. This Romanesque church with a single nave also houses several baroque altarpieces from the 17th and 18th centuries.
A visit to the church and the old village is essential, you can explore the charming surrounding streets, and the “Castell” which is approached through a door located near the town hall.
Like many Aspres towns, Fourques still has a few houses with the remains of painted eaves.
Altitude: 137 meters
16 km southwest of Perpignan

Information Mairie

Av. du Vallespir,
66300 Fourques

04 68 38 80 41

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