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Beaches on the seaside resorts of the Pyrenees-Orientales department in France

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Map of seaside resorts and beaches in Pyrénées Orientales in FranceCollioure Beaches Torreilles Beach Elne Beach Canet-en-Roussillon beaches

There are about a dozen cities on the seafront of the Pyrénées Orientales. In the north of the department we find large seaside destinations with large stretches of sand, similar to those found in Hérault and Aude. The closer we get to Spain, the cost is rough and hides little creeks that are often confidential. The Cote Vermeille that extends to Argelès sur Mer to the Spanish border.

On the Cote Vermeille, Collioure is the star! Its little harbor with Catalan boats, the chateau and the church dominate the rule over the beaches of the city. From the side of Port-Vendres and the Cap Bear are little wild creeks. The landscapes are magnificent! Banyuls sur Mer is located in a pretty bay, protected from the wind, in a vineyard and with a vegetation that is worthy of the French Riviera.To the north of the Pyrénées Orientales are large sand beaches. St Cyprien and Le Canet en Roussillon are the most well-known destinations. It is in this part that we find the biggest beaches in the department. Port Barcarès is at the border of the department and cannot be dissociated with Port-Leucate, an important seaside destination in Aude.

In order to better benefit from these different beaches in the Pyrénées Orientales, you will find several touristic structures, especially about the Cote Vermeille.

List of beaches on the seaside resorts of the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Beaches in Collioure

Beaches in Collioure (Pyrenees-Orientales)

Ancient city specializing in anchovy fishing, Collioure is now an agreeable seaside destination in the Pyrenees Orientaless, near Spain on the Cote Vermeille.

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Beaches in Torreilles

Beaches in Torreilles (Pyrenees-Orientales)

The small seaside destination of Torreilles is a little village with a beach, that has stayed wild, and attracts many visitors each year. Torreilles is one of our favorite destinations in Languedoc-Roussillon.

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Beaches in Cerbère

Beaches in Cerbère (Pyrenees-Orientales)

Situated in the Pyrénées-Orientales, the seaside resort of Cerbere has the particularity of being the southernmost of France.

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Beaches in Banyuls-sur-Mer

Beaches in Banyuls-sur-Mer (Pyrenees-Orientales)

Set in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon, on the « Côte Vermeille », the seaside resort of Banyuls-sur-Mer is a charming little area very close to the Spanish border.

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Beaches in Canet-en-Roussillon

Beaches in Canet-en-Roussillon (Pyrenees-Orientales)

The seaside destination of Canet-en-Roussillon, located in the department Pyrenees-Orientales in South of France, is a charming little village and a long fine sand beach.

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Beaches in Argelès-sur-Mer

Beaches in Argelès-sur-Mer (Pyrenees-Orientales)

In the heart of the region Languedoc-Roussillon, the seaside destination of Argelès-sur-Mer offers the last white beach before the creeks of Cote Vermeille.

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Beaches in Port-Vendres

Beaches in Port-Vendres (Pyrenees-Orientales)

the resort of Port-Vendres is famous for its beaches of the “Côte Vermeille” which attract many swimmers during the summer season. Less known than its neighbour, it offers an authentic Mediterranean atmosphere.

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Beaches in Port Barcarès

Beaches in Port Barcarès (Pyrenees-Orientales)

Port-Barcarès is a seaside destination in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, located at about 25 kilometers from Perpignan and near the beaches of the department Aude and those of Leucate.

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Beaches in Elne

Beaches in Elne (Pyrenees-Orientales)

Located on Catalan land, about a dozen kilometers from Perpignan, Elne is a rich seaside destination. The city is preserved and is located six kilometers from the sea.

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