8 days in Collioure Itinerary

8 days in Collioure Itinerary

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Collioure
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Collioure

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Collioure: Eglise Sainte-Marie (in Coustouges), Le Sentier Sous-Marin de Cerbere-Banyuls (in Cerbere) and Serralongue (Eglise Sainte-Marie & Musee Medieval). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, steep yourself in history at Fort Saint-Elme, admire the striking features of Moulin de Collioure, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royale de Collioure.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Collioure trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Perpignan-Rivesaltes (Llabanère) Airport, Béziers-Vias Airport and Carcassonne Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C.

Things to do in Collioure

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Side Trips

Port-Vendres, Banyuls-sur-mer, Serralongue, U Boat Pens, Eglise Sainte-Marie
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