Shopping in Perignan
The garnet is a keystone gem of the Catalan. Two of Prades’ jewelry-makers offer tours and exhibits about its crafting and design. Casa Perez les Joyaux Catalans, Place de L’Eglise, provides guided tours and allows visitors into the workshop. Bijouterie Calvet, 140 Avenue Général de Gaulle, has exhibits on the history of garnets, as well as old tools used to craft the dark red beauty.
Enjoy the Grand Banyul wines at the Cellier des Templiers, route du Mas Reig, Banyuls sur Mer. See the ancient oak barrels in which simple grapes evolve into incredible wine. See a film on the history of this area’s wines. Learn about the terraced style of the vineyards in this area. Best of all, taste these glorious and unique wines.
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