- Walks

Walks in and around Collioure

There are books and maps in the cottage to help you chose and guide you on walks.

Here are some suggestions

Stroll through the nearby vineyards up to Fort St Elme

Bay from hillside behind cottage

Fort St Elme – nearly there

 

 

The view down to  Collioure on the way to Fort St Elme.

‘Then the end is in sight’

 

 

The Windmill

 

 

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Our bay from near the windmill

 

Or walk up to the Windmill and gaze down at the town and castle.

 

 

 

 

 

Map of footpath to Argeles

 

 

 

Try the coast walk to Argeles or to Port Vendres

Bay on the way to Argeles

View back to Collioure from Convent

Garden of l'Ermitage

Garden of l’Ermitage

There is a lovely Walk to the Convent de l’Ermitage Notre Dame de Consolation which takes about 3/4 hour.

The Convent is now a hotel and restaurant and a popular picnic spot in Summer.  The church is still in use.

 

 

There are guided nature rambles in and around Collioure (information at the Tourist Office)

Further afield

The coastal footpath (le Sentier Littoral) goes from Port Vendres to Banyuls.

View from the coastal path

Madeloc tower

http://photos66.ovh.org/rando/randonnees.php

You can also walk up to the Madeloc tower.

The peak of Canigou

 

 

 

 

 

For the adventurous, Canigou can be climbed, but you should check on the weather conditions and choose your time of year carefully.

http://www.anglophone-direct.com/WALK-THE-PIC-DU-CANIGOU