No Christmas village this year, but between port, village and beach, there’s a fabulous autumn & winter programme in Port Barcarès, carefully planned with Covid in mind.
On a clear winter’s day, a drive along the coastal lagoons of Salses and Canet can offer vast skies, wide horizons, bird spotting, oyster eating and windsurfer watching.
As the rain clouds gathered on Thursday morning, I jumped in the car with two adventure-loving pals and headed up to the ominously-named Pont du Diable (Devil’s bridge) in Céret to meet up with our guide from Extérieur Nature.
What could be more exciting on a summer’s day than hurtling down a rushing river on a raft? How about starting off with ‘hot-dogging’, two people in an inflatable canoe, or why not try ‘hydrospeed’, swimming turbulent waters clinging to a rather special float? Are you tempted?
Come and discover the thrill of Stand up Paddling on some of the most beautiful rivers in the Pyrénées Orientales region with RiverSide Paddle!
Or how about mooring up in the middle of Collioure port for a homemade and healthy local brunch? A dip, a view, a snooze……
Tucked away off the coast road, half way between Port Vendres and Banyuls-sur-Mer, lies the bay of Paulilles, three beaches (Bernardi, del Mitg and Fourat) separated by rocky headlands, surrounded by steep and endless vineyards,…
If you’re a fan of thrills and spills, (and we wish you more of the first and less of the second bien sûr!), you won’t be able to resist a visit to this ‘téléski’ in Port Barcarès, to try out, practice or perfect your water-ski and boarding skills. Wakeboard, waterskiing and kneeboard await – maybe with a few ’Air Tricks’ once you’ve become a bit of a pro