1 day in Collioure Itinerary

1 day in Collioure Itinerary

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Collioure is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.GeographyThe town of Collioure is on the Côte Vermeille, in the canton of La Côte Vermeille and in the arrondissement of Céret.ToponymyCollioure is named Cotlliure in Catalan.HistoryThere is a record of the castle at "Castrum Caucoliberi" having been mentioned as early as 673, indicating that the settlement here was of strategic and commercial importance during the Visigoth ascendancy.Collioure used to be divided into two villages separated by the river Douy, the old town to the south named Port d'Avall (in French known as Le Faubourg) and the upstream port, Port d'Amunt (in French known as La Ville).Collioure was taken in 1642 by the French troops of Maréchal de la Meilleraye. On the 17th (Mon), wander the streets of Quartier du Moure, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre Dame des Anges, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royale de Collioure, then learn about all things military at Site House, Museum Of Catalan boats, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Collioure trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Perpignan-Rivesaltes (Llabanère) Airport, Béziers-Vias Airport and Carcassonne Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C.

Things to do in Collioure

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Site House, Museum Of Catalan boats, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Eglise Notre Dame des Anges ©
Eglise Notre Dame des Anges
Chateau Royale de Collioure ©
Chateau Royale de Collioure
Scuba & Snorkeling