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La Rosarie - Argeles Sur Mer

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La Rosarie - Argeles Sur Mer

Hello All,

I am going to La Rosarie in August this year for 2 weeks with my partner and 13 year old daughter. We are flying there so will not have a car.

Can somebody please let me know how close (and big) the nearest shops are.

Also can anybody give me any information on fishing close by to the site.

Many thanks

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1. Re: La Rosarie - Argeles Sur Mer

I used to have a caravan at La Rosarie. I didn't go in 2010 so things might have changed.

There is a tiny and very expensive shop on site. Ok for bread but I wouldn't go there for anything else.

There is a small shop maybe 10 minutes walk down the road a sort of off-licence / fresh fruit and veg shop. Cannot remember the name.

There is massive and very good Carrefour hypermarket about 20 minutes walk away (a little less than a mile I reckon) on the main road the old Route de Perpignan in a retail park area. It's closed on Sundays but open 9am to 8pm (possibly later in summer). It has a cashpoint as well, useful.

You can find out more at the Carrefour website

www.carrefour.fr

Search under 'Trouver un magasin'

It has a map which you can cross refer to a map with La Rosarie, Taxo d'Avall which is a couple of miles due north of Argeles centre. The hypermarket is just south of the big junction where D914 road is joined by D114.

There's a McDonalds drive-in also there and their map seems to work better!

www.gps-data-team.com/map/…

if you don't fancy walking back with shopping bags there are taxis you can phone or the little road train thing goes by there two or three times a day - never when I needed it though!

There is a collection of village type shops in the centre of Argeles, which you can easily reach on the road train.

Fishing I don't know - I used to go in June and never saw anyone fishing at the beach or in the river.

Hope that helps.

Edited: 12:24 pm, January 17, 2011
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