Leisure & tourism

In and around Banyuls sur Mer

A long-awaited holiday should be a success!

At our hotel Le Catalan, all our teams are at your disposal to inform you about the best places to visit in Banyuls and its surroundings. In addition to the towns, it is a region dear to our hearts, pleasant and with many sunny days all year round. Also, our Spanish neighbours are waiting to show you their heritage and specialities.

Hiking, water activities, guided tours, wine tourism... find out more about some of the specific aspects of several municipalities and what they offer as leisure activities.

Visit Banyuls

In the heart of the Vermeille coast

2e Banyuls is the southernmost seaside resort in mainland France and is visited in all seasons.

Meet in a place of preserved splendour.

Vineyard of Collioure Banyuls vines on the mountain slopes by mediterranean sea in france
Great view of this village of france.
The beautiful village and harbour at Collioure, Languedoc-Roussillon, France showing the Mediterranean Sea, the old windmill and ruin on the hill behind the village

Visit Collioure

Dreamlike setting

To spend a magnificent day where the colours of the sky and the sea merge, contrasted by the stones and the vegetation, go to the "jewel of the Côte Vermeille" with its royal castle, its small colourful pedestrian streets, its restaurants and the famous anchovies of Collioure.

Visit Port-Vendres

Typically Catalan

Port-Vendres, a town on the Mediterranean Sea, located south-east of Collioure and north of Banyuls-sur-Mer, is a must-see, in the continuity of the Côte Vermeille, as well as the old fish market with its impressive display of fresh fish and restaurant.

Harbour of Port Vendres, the ocean in the background
General view of Port-Vendre and the marina
"View of the ocean by a narrow street in Cadaques in Catalonia,Spain."
Panoramic view of Cadaques in the morning, Costa Brava, Catalonia, Spain

Visit Cadaqués

On the other side of the border

Continuing your journey along the Vermeille coast, cross the border into Spain and find yourself in Cadaqués, the pirates' haven! Take in the breathtaking views at Cap Creous and pass by the famous house of the painter Dali.