Welcome to the Mediterranean Pyrenees, the ‘Mar I Munt’ (Sea & mountain in Catalan) such a charming destination.
A perfect match of the spectacular view of the Pyrenees foothills, intimacy of the Côte Vermeille coves, the beauty and diversity of the Mediterranean’s sea bed and the rich history due to the closeness of the Spanish border, a real treasure to discover.
“Mar” the côte vermeille and “munt” the Alberes: a unique landscape where the foothills of the Pyrenees plunge down into the Mediterranean sea.
Take advantage of your stay to admire our terraced vineyards above the Paulilles cove, visit Elne splendid city Illiberis, discover the riches of the Alberes massif and the craftsmanship that made its history.
With family or friends, the territory along the border with Spain can be discovered on foot, by bike or by train, as did our illustrious painters and sculptors of the early 20th century.
COLLIOURE PEARL OF THE CATALAN COAST.
Collioure, pearl of the catalan coast has always been the source of inspiration for all sorts of artists. Picasso, Matisse, Derain, Dufy and many others set up their easels here and immortalized the small Catalan harbor in their works. With approximately thirty galleries and numerous artists from the entire world, Collioure still is the City of painters.
Don’forget to take a tour of PortVendres (or port of Venus), then relish the surprise of Cerbère, an authentic French village of the Côte Vermeille, the most southern village in France. #leplusbeauportdumonde