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Weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer

our micro-adventures to try!

Would you like to rediscover the atmosphere of the South of France with a touch of the unusual, a good dose of nature and a pinch of magical nights? From the beach to the village, our micro-adventures in Argelès-sur-Mer are just waiting for you. For a 100% nature getaway, a spa session overlooking the Mediterranean or a trek in the Pyrenees… There’s always a good reason to stop off on the Catalan coast.

Discover our family and romantic weekend ideas and find the perfect short break for you. 48 hours to recharge your batteries: let’s go!

Nature, calm and iodized landscapes: a green weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer

Would you like to recharge your batteries by taking a break in the countryside? In Argelès-sur-Mer, it’s time to get away from the metro, work and sleep, and get into hiking, boating and waterside mode. With your feet in the sand or your head under the pines, the region has more than one spot where you can unwind in the heart of nature. This weekend’s program includes a morning of yoga in Valmy Park, a picnic in Bois des Pins and an iodized walk along the Sentier du Littoral. Everything you need to see life in green… and azure!

🌿 What fem? Our 100% nature activities

  • Stroll along the Promenade du Front de Mer
  • Discover the natural site of Racou
  • Relax with the kids in Valmy municipal park
  • Follow the Sentier du Littoral
  • Alternate between Bois des Pins and Plage des Pins

48 hours of hope: an unusual weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer

If a successful weekend always comes with a few surprises, you’ve come to the right place. From activities to accommodation, Argelès-sur-Mer is all about the unusual. Are you more interested in treasure hunts in the heart of the village or canyoning in the park? Either way, you’re in for a real treat!

Or would you prefer to live the life of a château? Spend a weekend playing the aristocrat at Château de Valmy. This pretty residence in the style of the Roaring Twenties has been converted into a hotel. With a royal bedroom, swimming pool and restaurant overlooking the sea, you’re in paradise!

🤙🏽 Que fem? Our unusual activities

  • Throw yourself into the void on the Tour de l’Extrême
  • Get your thrills at the canyoning park
  • Cross the Tech river on horseback
  • Try out a spa hotel overlooking the Mediterranean
  • Spend a night (or more) in the heart of Valmy castle

In hiking and backpacking mode: a sporting weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer

Sports enthusiasts beware! Situated between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean, Argelès-sur-Mer is the perfect spot to make your weekend a real adventure in the heart of nature. Are you more of a hiker? From the Tour de la Massane to the Tour de la Madeloc, the region’s marked trails will take you to the top of the Pyrenees. And don’t forget the Sentier du Littoral, where you can recharge your batteries on the beautiful Porteils beach. Comfort during the effort!

Prefer two wheels? In Argelès-sur-Mer, swap hiking for cycling… all by the water. From Valmy to the creeks of Collioure, the town abounds with mountain bike itineraries to give your calves a good workout. Or do you prefer water sports? Sea kayaking, paddleboarding or even horseback riding in the river: anything goes!

👟 What fem? Our sporting activities

  • Climb the Tour de la Massane in the Pyrenees
  • Try a mountain bike tour from Argelès-sur-Mer to Collioure
  • Learn to paddle or sea kayak from the beach with the kids
  • Cross the Tech river on horseback

Sand castles and pillow fights : our family weekends in Argelès-sur-Mer

The weekend is also an opportunity to recharge the batteries as a family. And Argelès-sur-Mer has no shortage of activities to help you get back together. Starting with the indisputable beach day. Paddling in the waves, picnicking on the sand and jumping in the water: that’s what weekends in the South are all about. For the rest of your stay, you have carte blanche. A guided tour of the village, a stroll in Valmy Park or lunch by the beach… the more the merrier!

Looking for a nice spot for a family day out? Head for Le Racou, south of Argelès-sur-Mer. With its sandy houses and friendly atmosphere, this little seaside neighborhood is sure to please young and old alike. It’s also the perfect place to find a typical restaurant. On the menu: bullinada and Catalan cream for the kids. Bon profit*!

*Bon appétit

👪 What fem? Our family activities

  • Enjoy a stand-up paddle session with the kids
  • Build a sandcastle on the beach as a family
  • Organize a pillow fight in the bedroom
  • Enjoy the hotel or campsite swimming pool
  • Family lunch in a beach restaurant

All about on your weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer

  • Where is Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Argelès-sur-Mer is located in south-eastern France, in the Pyrénées-Orientales department. It is close to Perpignan and Collioure.

  • What can you do on a family weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    From the beach to the village, via the port, Argelès-sur-Mer is the ideal place to organize a family weekend. Here are a few ideas for activities to suit both parents and children:

    • Learn to stand-up paddle as a family
    • Building sandcastles with the kids
    • A picnic in the grounds of Château Valmy
    • Enjoy the swimming pool at the campsite
    • Take a trip to the Luna Park amusement park in summer
  • What activities can you enjoy on a 100% nature weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Between the Mas Larrieu nature reserve and the Parc de Valmy, Argelès-sur-Mer has no shortage of air… and green spaces! Discover our ideas for green activities during a weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer:

    • Discover the Mas Larrieu nature reserve
    • Explore the unspoilt site of Le Racou
      Read a book in the Bois des Pins
    • Follow the Sentier du Littoral
  • What activities can you enjoy on a sporting weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    From hiking to cycling, Argelès-sur-Mer offers a wide choice of sporting activities. On land or in the water! Here are a few ideas for a sporting weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer:

    • Take on the Tour de la Massane in the Pyrenees
    • Try out a mountain bike circuit, with or without electric assistance
    • Learn to sea kayak from Argelès-sur-Mer to Collioure
    • Work out your calves on the Mediterranean cycling circuit from Argelès-sur-Mer
  • What to do on an unusual weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Looking for an unusual weekend? Argelès-sur-Mer has everything you need, from activities to unusual accommodation. Here are just a few of the things you can do on an unusual weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer:

    • Spend the night in the heart of the Château de Valmy, with its swimming pool and restaurant.
    • Try your hand at canyoning at the canyoning park.
    • Try out the Tour de l’Extrême
  • Where to stay for a weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Camping, bed and breakfast, hotel or rental: Argelès-sur-Mer offers a wide choice of accommodation for your weekend. If you’re going away as a family, we recommend opting for a hotel or rental. With or without a swimming pool, it’s the ideal choice for a spacious room and a few pillow fights. We also advise you to opt for accommodation close to the beach. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a dip in the sea as soon as you get out of bed!

    Looking for a romantic night in? Choose one of our Michelin-starred hotels. With its luxurious rooms and cocooning beds, it’s the ideal setting for a romantic weekend.

    To combine romance and idleness, treat yourself to a night (or more) at the heart of an exceptional spa hotel. With an extra Mediterranean view, please!