Open from May to September
Lun 26 Fév 2018
Lun 26 Fév 2018

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Argelès-sur-Mer and the surrounding area

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A seaside resort with a wide range of activities

There’s something for all tastes in the countryside

Argelès-sur-Mer is an ideal seaside resort for an independent holiday. You can enjoy lazy days and a peaceful stroll through the town’s shopping streets, explore the heritage of a hinterland with a rich historic past or choose action and movement with seaside or mountain sports… And there’s always the Mediterranean countryside and protected living environment.

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Natural Argelès

Outstanding views and environment

Argelès-sur Mer is surrounded by outstanding scenery and viewpoints. Beneath the blue Mediterranean sky, you can explore typical places of interest such as Le Racou — listed by the French coastline conservation authority — and its typical small houses built on the beach, or nature reserves such as La Massane and Mas Larrieu… It’s no wonder that the town is known as “Argelès la Naturelle”!


Sport & fitness

Action and excitement for everyone

You can stay fit all year round in Argelès-sur-Mer and the surrounding area. Explore the department’s protected countryside on foot or on a mountain bike, dive into the sea or try one of the many water sports available (kitesurfing, jet ski, surfboarding, paddle, etc.)… Pyrénées-Orientales offers so many opportunities for getting out and about in nature.

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Authenticity and protected countryside

Over just a few square kilometres, the Pays Catalan offers the pleasures of the sea, a long coastline (214 km of fine sand and rocky creeks) and the mountains, as the Pyrenees finally drop down into the Mediterranean. The proximity of Spain (less than 30 minutes away) and outstanding sunshine levels (300 days a year), add to the idyllic portrait of the department.

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Department & culture

With the cloisters at Elne, the fortress at Villefranche, cave paintings, Romanesque architecture, the treasures of local agriculture and wine-making and the high excitement of the Visa festival, the department offers a huge range of opportunities for exploring the Catalan culture.

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For the children

Activities for all the family

A successful family holiday means making sure that the children enjoy themselves!

The town and the surrounding area offer all kinds of activities for children.

Water parks, safari parks, monkey-bridge trails, discovery workshops, etc.

In Argelès-sur-Mer there are plenty of ways of having fun and storing up memories for the rest of the year!

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