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Argelès-sur-Mer

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Argelès-sur-Mer - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pyrénées-Orientales
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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.

Additional information
Argelès-sur-Mer

Argelès-sur-Mer, and the most important tourist resort of the French Catalan coast. On one side the Mediterranean to the eye... and the other Albères...

The unique landscape of Argelès-sur-Mer covers nearly 10 kilometers: 7 km of sandy coast from the Nature Reserve of Mas Larrieu until Racou, and 2 km from 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 that attaches to preserving its environment committed to making tourism a quality space.

At the foot of the Albera (1157 m) where the Pyrenees plunge into the sea, lifestyle, green tourism and beach pleasures give you an appointment for an unforgettable holiday in the Catalan region.

Things to see and do

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Coastal sightseeing trip by boat
Nature and the great outdoors13 € to 60 € Argelès-sur-Mer
Helicopter sightseeing flight
Sports sensations50 € to 140 € Perpignan

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Transport

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Les Déferlantes
A contemporary music festival at the heart of the Albera in Catalan countryJuly 2018

Photos

The beach at the foot of Albères
The beach at the foot of Albères
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The Castle of Valmy
The Castle of Valmy
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The port of Argelès-sur-Mer
The port of Argelès-sur-Mer
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Sea
Sea
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Port of Argelès-sur-Mer from the sky
Port of Argelès-sur-Mer from the sky
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The Racou
The Racou
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Argelès Plage
Argelès Plage
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The Tourist Office of Argelès-sur-Mer
The Tourist Office of Argelès-sur-Mer
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Photo of the town of Argelès-sur-mer
Photo of the town of Argelès-sur-mer
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The Racou
The Racou
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The museum La Casa des Albères
The museum La Casa des Albères
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The tower of the Masane
The tower of the Masane
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The Racou
The Racou
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The Deflants at the Château de Valmy
The Deflants at the Château de Valmy
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View of the port of Argelès-sur-Mer
View of the port of Argelès-sur-Mer
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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.

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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