Nestling at the base of the Albères Massif, the famous seaside resort of Argelès-sur-Mer combines all the necessary ingredients for a great holiday, whether you're enjoying sports or relaxing. The 7 km vast sandy beach, the 12 hectares of pine forest by the sea, and the 3 km tree-lined esplanade make it a most enjoyable place to stay. There are numerous leisure activities which can be enjoyed here on land and sea.
Argelès-sur-Mer also has its old town area with typical side streets, a marina with boutiques and restaurants, and a traditional market rich in local produce.
Each July there is a three-day contemporary music festival, the Déferlantes d'Argelès-sur-Mer, featuring famous artists.
Argelès-sur-Mer, the largest seaside resort and the French Catalan coast.
On one side the Mediterranean to the eye ... and the other Albères ...
The unique landscape of Argelès-sur-Mer extends nearly 10 kilometers: 7 km of sandy coast, from the Nature Reserve of Mas Larrieu until Racou, and 2 km of rocky coast, since Racou to the beach of 'Ouch.
20 km south of Perpignan, in one of the sunniest regions of France, the common dynamic is committed to preserving its environment committed to making tourism a quality space.
At the foot of the massif of Albera (1157 m), where the Pyrenees plunge into the sea, lifestyle, tourism and seaside delights will greet you for an unforgettable holiday in the Catalan region.
Of common solidarity where the spirit Catalan: A Township about 8 common at the foot of the massif of Albera which Argelès-sur-Mer is the capital? Communities that have banded together to help you discover many routes to detour for culture, recreation and sports adventure (35 sites and hiking, mountain biking, horse?). Circuits are available? to meet these charming villages, its beautiful Romanesque chapels and a traditional craftsmanship and know-how (factory Sorède beaters, glass in Palau-del-Vidre?). There is also a museum of railway Sorède, the breeding farm of yesteryear in Saint-Andre, turtles Happy Valley, Valmy eagles? So many visits that you can better penetrate the soul of this land.