I fell hard and fast for Collioure. What with its sexy blue waters, terra cotta roofs bronzing in the sun, and princess castle, I was enamored and prepared never to leave again. This champion in rough stone and azure coast would certainly steal any maiden heart and with a bit of local fermented fruits, pure intoxication. But how could a place so beautiful exist in this world when there are some truly hideous alternatives. It hardly seems fair.
Just a short drive from Perpignan, we made a short day of it. We explored the town and then found a nice spot to take in the warm winter sun while enjoying a glass of something sweet. We and so many others stopped and watched the seabirds soar past on such a fine winter day.