Situated in the heart of the biggest ochre deposit in Europe, Roussillon blazons forth its difference through an astonishing palette of flaming colours. As you wander its narrow streets and stairways and gaze upon its facades, which are often quite plain and naturally beautiful, you will be admiring the result of age-old know-how.
Must-sees and must-dos
- Conservatoire des ocres et pigments appliqués (to learn about how ochre is treated and used)
- The Ochre Trail