What to do in Argelès holidays

Argelès-sur-Mer is a charming coastal town in the south of France, close to the Spanish border. There are many things to do in Argelès, here are some suggestions:

  1. Enjoy the beaches: Argelès is known for its beautiful beaches, which stretch for about 7 km. You can relax on the beach, swim in the sea, kayak or windsurf.
  2. Visit the castle of Valmy: This 19th century castle offers a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees. You can take a guided tour to discover the history of this place.
  3. Explore the Catalan Pyrenees Regional Nature Park: This park is located near Argelès and offers many walks and bike rides to discover the nature and landscapes of the region.
  4. Discover the market: The Argelès market takes place every Wednesday and Saturday morning, where you can find local and regional products such as fruit, vegetables, cheese, charcuterie and clothes.
  5. Visit the village: The centre of Argelès is charming with its small pedestrian streets and traditional stone houses. You can stroll through the streets, visit the Notre-Dame-del-Prat church or have a coffee on a terrace.
  6. Take a trip to Collioure: This picturesque town is only a 15-minute drive from Argelès and is known for its colourful houses, its port and its royal castle.
  7. Take a trip to Spain: Argelès is close to the Spanish border, so you can easily take a trip to Figueres to visit the Salvador Dali museum or to Girona to discover its historic centre.