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Art, history and sharing in one place. Live the experience that suits you!

The Maison du Fauvism is a place of resource, education and meeting dedicated to Fauvism and the history of Collioure . The cultural mediators accompany you in your discovery of the artistic and historical heritage of the city during walks narrated by enthusiasts.

Starting point for each visit, this essential cultural space is also a boutique space where you will find a wide selection of specialized books as well as reproductions of the works of Henri Matisse and André Derain .

Whether you are passionate or simply curious, let yourself be surprised and come and discover, during a walk, Art and History... La Maison du Fauvisme offers you six cultural experiences to explore all the rich heritage of the city as well as than parent/child art workshops.These activities are available individually or in groups, please contact the Maison du Fauvisme or the Tourist Office for more information.


The meeting point for all the experiences is at the Fauvism house
(10 Rue de la Prud Homie, 66190 Collioure).
  • The Path of Fauvism - Color as an absolute
In the footsteps of Matisse and Derain, relive the summer of 1905 and the luminous history of Fauvism in Collioure. In this open-air museum, discover how these two painters made Collioure their laboratory
of pictorial experimentation in the service of pure color. Wander the narrow streets of this village which, from a fishing port, will become at the beginning of the 20th century, a city of painters.
Duration : 1h30
- Thursday 19/05 and 26/05 at 3:30 p.m. (duration 1h30)
- Wednesday 1/06 at 3.30 p.m. (duration 1.5 hours)

  • Unusual Collioure - An original visit for an authentic experience
Astonishing details and hidden treasures on the program for this walk from the city to the suburb. Over the anecdotes, let yourself be surprised by the authenticity of Collioure.

Duration : 1h30
- Saturday 28/05 at 3:30 p.m. (duration 1:30)
- Tuesday 7/06 at 3:30 p.m. (duration 1h30)
- Saturday 11/06 at 3:30 p.m. (duration 1h30)
Arrive 5 minutes before

  • Journey through history - Ideal for a first encounter with Collioure
From major trading port to stronghold and from fishing port to City of Painters, discover the many facets of the city and its rich heritage.

Duration : 1h30
- Friday 27/05 at 10am (duration 1h30)

Collioure, fortified city

Discover this fortified heritage, witness to the battles and conquests of the territory, with your cultural mediator.

Duration: 1h30
- No scheduled visit

Reservation required the day before
The meeting point for the visit is at the stadium car park next to the terminal (Parking: P5: )

  • In the heart of the port of Avall
Discover the port of Avall, full of surprises and charm! Unusual anecdotes, small and big local history await you! Discover the professions of yesteryear and today...

Duration : 1h30
No scheduled visit

  • The workshop of the little beasts - Cultivate creativity
La Maison du Fauvisme offers parent-child artistic workshops. Collage, painting, decoupage, indoors or facing the bay of Collioure, live a creative experience with 4 hands!

Spring 2022 workshops: Colorful - cut-out gouache paper workshop - the Fauve portrait

Duration : 1 hour
No workshop scheduled

In this open-air museum, we invite you to follow ""Le Chemin du Fauvisme"" and browse, at your own pace, the reproductions of the works of this famous summer of 1905. A booklet (€6) is available at the Maison du Fauvisme and at the Tourist Office to accompany you during your journey.

With its educational program , the Maison du Fauvism also welcomes schoolchildren from kindergarten to high school to introduce them to this liberating pictorial movement that is Fauvism. The cultural mediators offer students the opportunity to stroll through the city to discover the works of the Chemin du Fauvisme, paint in the style of wild animals during an educational workshop and become seasoned observers during a treasure hunt.


Reservation required online above or on site (Maison du fauvism or tourist office).

Meeting place:
House of Fauvism (10 Rue de la Prud Homie, 66190 Collioure).
Arrive 5 minutes before

Cancellation condition:
Reservation not cancellable

Prices :
- Adult: 8.5€
- Heritage pass, unemployed, 10 - 17 years old, student: €6.5
- Child under 10 years old: 0€

Cultural experiences take place year-round
- From April: Monday to Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
- October: Monday to Friday 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. / 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

10, rue de la Prud'homie – 66 190 Collioure

For further ...
Take advantage of one of our cultural mediators to help you discover Collioure and its artistic and historical riches!
Consult our brochure of the house of fauvism!
Go see the article of ourblog !

The opinions of our customers:
"Always so much pleasure to find our guide, a passionate, colorful one…… wild animal!
His artistic knowledge and his love of Collioure seduce us"
Joel and Marleen

"What a truly wonderful tour of Collioure. You brought fauvism to life with your enthusiasm and knowledge. Two teenage children were entranced!
Many thanks"
The Speedy Family

"Very nice visit by an outstanding guide.
Thank you so much !"
Beatrice September 2018

"Very pleasant walk in the footsteps of Matisse and Derain.
Very interesting comments that allow us to better understand the works."
Jacques and Martin

"The painting workshop was great!"

"The path of fauvism: a real treat, commented on with so much enthusiasm and passion for this beautiful region.
Thank you"


10 Rue De La Prud'Homie

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