7 days in Pyrenees-Orientales Itinerary

7 days in Pyrenees-Orientales Itinerary

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Fly to Perpignan-Rivesaltes (Llabanère) Airport, Drive to Argeles-sur-Mer
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Argeles-sur-Mer
— 4 nights
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Villefranche-de-Conflent
— 2 nights
Drive to Perpignan-Rivesaltes (Llabanère) Airport, Fly to Valletta

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Argeles-sur-Mer — 4 nights

Argelès-sur-Mer is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.It is about 25 km from Perpignan.GeographyArgelès-sur-Mer is located in the canton of La Côte Vermeille and in the arrondissement of Céret.Argelès-sur-Mer is on the Côte Vermeille at the foot of the Albères mountain range, close to the Spanish border. Step out of the city life by going to Le Sentier Sous-Marin de Cerbere-Banyuls and Lac de la Raho. Discover out-of-the-way places like Les Aigles de Valmy and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Racou, walk around Promenade du Front de Mer, trek along Le Sentier du Littoral, and make a trip to Tour de la Massane.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Argeles-sur-Mer trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Argeles-sur-Mer is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Valletta in September, with highs in Argeles-sur-Mer at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Villefranche-de-Conflent.
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Villefranche-de-Conflent — 2 nights

Villefranche-de-Conflent is historically a town in the Conflent region of Catalonia, and now a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.GeographyLocalityVillefranche-de-Conflent is located in the canton of Les Pyrénées catalanes and in the arrondissement of Prades.The town's confined site, at about 440 m above sea level, is relatively level ground surrounded by the northeast-flowing river Têt (on the town's west and north), the Cady, which flows north to empty into the Têt (on the east), and a peak (at nearly 800 m), less than 800 m away (on the south).TransportRoadsThe N116 from Perpignan on the Mediterranean passes, as a two-lane highway, between the southern town wall and an embankment cut into the high ground to the south; this route continues west into the adjacent Cerdagne region.Train The town's train station starts and ends the route of the scenic Yellow train. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get a dose of the wild on Exploration Pyreneenne, take in the dramatic natural features at Orgues d'Ille Sur Tet, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint-Michel-de-Cuxa.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Villefranche-de-Conflent online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Argeles-sur-Mer to Villefranche-de-Conflent by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Villefranche-de-Conflent can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
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