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Guided nature walks in Argelès-sur-Mer


Argelès-sur-Mer’s experienced guides will help you understand and discover the rich natural heritage of our village.

The coastal path Wonders of the Côte Vermeille

You’ll set off with your guide to discover the Vermeille coast. You’ll cross the coves and schistose cliffs carved out by the Pyrenean foothills. You’ll smell the ever-present scents of the maquis, and enjoy the extraordinary view of the land plunging into the Mediterranean.

Period: June 26 to September 25
Departure: Wednesdays at 9 a.m., from the Racou parking lot
Duration: 2h30 / Distance: 4 km

The Mas Larrieu coastal nature reserve In green and blue

Your guide will lead you through the fragile but remarkable habitats of this emblematic site on the Roussillon coast, allowing you to discover it through a variety of activities. He’ll help you to appreciate the natural riches of this sensitive area, synonymous with conservation, as he observes and learns about the seasons. Crickets, euphorbias and gravelots will no longer hold any secrets for you.

Period: April to September
Departure: Thursdays at 9 a.m., Luna Park parking lot, Impasse Copernic
Duration: 3h / Distance: 2.6 km

Le Site de Valmy au naturel "The riches of the foothills of the Massif des Albères

The guide will take you on an intimate stroll where the hidden scents of the maquis mingle with those of the cork oak.
He’ll take you to the Cova de L’Alarb dolmen, the vineyards and the municipal park, against a backdrop of the Roussillon plain and the Catalan sea.

Period: April to September
Departure: Tuesdays at 9 a.m. from the Pôle Sport Nature – Parc de Valmy
Duration: 2h / distance: 4km

Audio tour from Valmy to the St-Laurent-du-Mont chapel "Listen and see, stories from the Albera

In the heart of the forest of the Massif de l’Albera, listen to the music of the elders and the words of the writers. The route is signposted and has 11 stages. This original nature initiative is available in 5 languages (French, Catalan, Spanish, English and German).

Period: all year round. Start: Valmy parking lot.
Distance: 5 km (3h return) Yellow markings: Chapelle St-Laurent (Sant Lorenç) PR ARG4.
Elevation gain: 213 m. Free download of 11 stops
Possibility of guided walk with nature guide for groups of at least 5 people. Information from the Tourist Office and the Valmy Park nature sports center.