Category Archives: Collioure

Ceret

Today we ventured to Ceret in Catalan France. This place has become one of the greatest attractions for us in this part of France. Thanks to the efforts of Pierre Brune and other artists this small town has one of … Continue reading

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Collioure Artists, Commandos, Chateau Royale!

We have enjoyed a couple of days in and around Collioure, shopping, sightseeing, and getting to know some local artists. Marie Opper is a local artist whose work in quite varied, from watercolor and acrylic paintings to collage and glass … Continue reading

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Aristide Maillol

Today we visited the neighboring seaside town of Banyuls-sur-Mer. While many know this town as the namesake of a popular aperitif, it also was the birthplace, home, and final resting place of Aristide Maillol. Maillol was an artist of incredible … Continue reading

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Walking Around Collioure with JP

Our friends JP and Koko arrived Sunday. Today was an orientation day to walk around and get to know the town. Many familiar sights for us, but new to them. Jean and Koko went one way and JP and I … Continue reading

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Catalan Coast

Leaving Figueres after our visit to the Dali museum (previous post) we drove to Llanas Spain on the coast. From there we drove the winding coastal road back into France and Collioure. This is at times a nail-biting drive. We … Continue reading

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Salvador Dali

Yesterday we traveled to Figueres, Spain to connect with JP and Koko at the Dali Museum. This Theater/Museum was designed by the master himself as a final resting place for himself and his works. The design twists back and forth … Continue reading

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Collioure By Day and By Night

Too much to do and not enough time and energy. Time to get caught up on posts about our activities. We spent a couple of days just wandering about the town, doing some sketching and painting, and taking photographs. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Collioure Views

We’ve had a couple of lazy first days in Collioure. The unsettled weather has had something to do with that…sunny, then cloudy, dry, then raining, calm, then windy. Last night some severe thunder and lightning seems to have cleared the … Continue reading

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Collioure

Welcome to Collioure! This is our third visit to this lovely town by the sea. It was a favorite place for Fauvists and other post-impressionist painters. Collioure continues to attract artists as evidenced by an abundance of galleries and ateliers. … Continue reading

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