Collioure, an idyllic place on the rocky coastline, is situated in the very south of France, 26 km from the Spanish border.
picturesque village is nestled in an authentic environment. Its small
Catalan harbor is sheltered by a quiet bay where the chain or the
Pyrenees meet the Mediterranean Sea.
You can count on having a splendid swim at one of the small coves and several sand and pebble beaches.
Many places to visit: the château royal, the church of Notre
Dame des Anges, the fort of Saint Elme, the mill, the convent of the
Dominicains, the closter, the chapel of Saint Vincent and the Museum of Modern Art.
For centuries, a much sought-after treasure of nature has been part of Collioure's traditions: anchovies.
This fish is the basis for many typical Catalan dishes and is still prepared in the original traditional manner.
remarkable wine-growing area in southernmost France extends between the
Mediterranean Sea and the foothills of the Pyrenees. Its 1800 hectares
lie in the districts of Collioure, Port-Vendres, Banyuls, and Cerbère.
From these grapes the A.O.C. wines (French for ”wine of controlled
origin”) Banyuls and Collioure are produced.
Tourist Office of Collioure