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Argelès sur Mer

At the foot of the Albères massif (1157m), where the Pyrenees plunge into the sea, the village of Argelès-sur-Mer combines with happiness lifestyle, green tourism and seaside pleasures.
(sources: Argelès tourist office)

Banyuls sur Mer

Nestled in the heart of the Vermeille coast, at the foot of a famous terraced vineyard, the charming seaside resort of Banyuls-sur-Mer offers its visitors and holidaymakers a wonderful range of discoveries.
(sources: Banyuls Tourism Office)

Canet Plage

Timeless and charming, this seaside town enjoys more than 320 days of sunshine a year and a beach of 9km of fine sand.
(sources: Canet Tourist Office)


The medieval city of Carcassonne is a fortified city unique in Europe, in size and state of conservation. Its history is marked by 2000 years of conquest and the imprint of Catharism and Crusades.
(sources: Carcassonne Tourist Office)


Like five other villages in the Pyrénées-Orientales department, it is ranked among the most beautiful villages in France. You will discover the village, its vicomtal castle and in the background the Canigou, mythical mountain of all the Catalans (2,784.66m).
(sources: Castelnou Tourist Office)


The museum of modern art of Céret is the fruit of the passages and stays of the greatest artists of the 20th century in the city and its surroundings: Picasso, Braque, Gris, Soutine, Chagall, Herbin, Matisse, Masson, Krémègne then Miró, Tàpies, Viallat, Toni Grand, Bioulès ...
(sources: website of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Céret)


At 26 km from the Spanish border, Collioure, jewel of the Côte Vermeille, offers by its authentic setting, its protected environment, its activities and its services, a high quality tourism.
(sources: website of the tourist office of Collioure)

Figuères and the Dali Museum

The Dalí theater-museum of Figueres, the world's largest surrealist object, shows Dalí's art in its entirety, and exhibits the key works of the painter, who, from his first artistic experiences to his latest creations, all deserve to be known.


Behind its 3 km of ramparts, on 39 hectares, the smallest commune of the department of Pyrénées-Orientales hides treasures of defensive architecture of modern times recognized by UNESCO for its exceptional value since 2008.
(Sources: website of the Mont-Louis tourist office)

Les Angles

Nestled in the heart of a welcoming mountain, dotted with many lakes, you will find here a rich and preserved nature, which opens to all.
(sources: France-Montagne website)

Paulilles Beach

The richness of its history, the beauty of its landscapes, the spirit of the place and the bias of its rehabilitation, respectful of its memory and turned towards the future, make of Paulilles already one of the sites the most appreciated from the Pyrénées Orientales department.
(sources: Website of the tourist office of the departmental council of Pyrénées Orientales)

Saint Martin du Canigou

The Romanesque abbey Saint-Martin-du-Canigou was founded around the year one thousand by Guifred II, Count of Conflent and Cerdagne. In the heart of the Canigou massif, in a sumptuous setting, it stands up towards the sky
(sources: Website of the Abbey of Saint-Martin-du-Canigou)
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Date of update July 5, 2018