The little town of Laroque des Albères lies in the southern most part of France and the Mediterraenean. Spain is only a few miles away and it takes just 2 hours to drive to Barcelona.      
In Laroque you will find the groceryshop,the butchers and the bakers,a postoffice inn addition to several small restaurants.The town is situated (built around) on a hill. From the tower one can see the Mediterranean, the great vast Roussillions planes and the Pyrennes.
There are plenty of possibilities for mountain trips/walks from the town ,whilst a 10 minute drive will bring you the 5 miles (8km) to the beach and the costal town of Argelès sur Mer. Just another 7 miles (10km) along the coast is the town of Collioure, famous as an artistic centre of activities.

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