"Sentier du littoral path" from Argelès to Cerbère

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The coastal path offers a very beautiful 32 km hike from Argelès-sur-Mer to Cerbère .
You will pass notably by Racou , Collioure , Port Vendres , Cap Béar , Paulilles and Cerbère ...
You will discover beaches, coves, villages, heritage sites and many picturesque landscapes. The coastal path is therefore a very good way to discover the region.
Between Port-Vendres and Banyuls-sur-Mer , Anse de Paulilles is one of the most beautiful beaches in the region, and its transparent water invites swimming. This route continues to Banyuls-sur-Mer in theart center, where many artists were inspired. Many capes ( Cape Abeille , Cape Rédéris , Cape Peyrefite and Cape Canadell ) lead you through the Cerbère-Banyuls marine nature reserve . Finally, the Spanish border, Cerbère and its solar lighthouse are close by.

Discover the different stages of this trail:
  • Stage 1: From Mas Larrieu to Racou : Duration: 1h26 Length: 6.8 km Difficulty: easy
  • Stage 2: From Racou to Ouille beach : Duration: 41 min Length: 3.3 km Difficulty: Easy
  • Stage 3: The path of Pla de las Fourques : Duration: 30 min Length: 1 km Elevation: 66m Difficulty: Easy
  • Stage 4: Crossing Collioure : Duration: 1h Length: 3 km Elevation: 41m Difficulty: Easy
  • Stage 5: Moorish path :Duration: 1h Length: 2 km Elevation: 79m Difficulty: Easy
  • Stage 6: Crossing of Port-Vendres : Duration: 40 min Length: 3 km Elevation: 18m Difficulty: Easy
  • Stage 7: The Redout trail : Duration: 20 min Length: 0.7 km Elevation: 16m Difficulty: Easy
  • Stage 8: Cap Béar trail : Duration: 2h Length: 4 km Elevation: 237m Difficulty: Difficult
  • Stage 9: The Bay of Paulilles : Duration: 30 min Length: 1 km Elevation: 25m Difficulty: Easy
  • Stage 10: Sentier des Elmes : Duration: 1h Length: 2 km Elevation: 104m Difficulty: Easy
  • Stage 11: Crossing of Banyuls-sur-mer : Duration: 1h30 Length: 4 km Elevation: 100m Difficulty: Easy
  • Stage 12: Sentier de la Réserve Marine (part 1): Duration: 1h Length: 2 km Elevation: 168m Difficulty: Medium
  • Step 13:Marine Reserve Trail (part 2): Duration: 30 min Length: 1.3 km Difficulty: Medium
  • Stage 14: Railway path : Duration: 1h30 Length: 3 km Elevation: 178m Difficulty: Easy
  • Stage 15: Crossing Cerbère : Duration: 1h Length: 2 km Difficulty: Medium
  • Stage 16: Puig de Cerbère : Duration: 45 min Length: 0.8 km Difficulty: Medium
To reach Cerbère: Return by the same route.

Too tired to go home?
Thanks to the General Council bus, return to your starting point for only € 1. ( bus1euro.cd66.fr )
You can also come back by train: https://www.oui.sncf/
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