A one and a half hour circuit in the footsteps of the French and Spanish soldiers who fought in the bloody battle of Le Boulou, it is a historical eye opener. Stunning views over the Albères, Roussillon plain as far as the Med and across to Mount Canigo, are a stark contrast to the bloody tableau of wounded and dying, which once stained this peaceful landscape.
Walk the Region. Amelie, Montbolo, Palalda. A cool walk for hot summer days, this 3h 30 mins – 8 km circular walk has approximately 450 metres of ascent, virtually all in the first half, along shady forest tracks.
WALK THE REGION WITH TED AND KATE HISCOCK Batterie de la Galline from Port Vendres 14.5km 5.5m (9 miles approx.) 4 hours Click to enlarge This walk over the hills to the charming quiet hamlet…
If you want to discover wild landscapes, full of delights, with a rich and diverse flora and fauna, look no further than the Nyer Reserve.
A lovely walk up through the forest to the Ermitage de Notre Dame du Coral followed by lunch at the Auberge and the same walk back down to Lamanère. It is just under 6 km and takes about 2 hours even for slower walkers.
Each day I look from our house in Les Angles at Col Mitja and the perfectly symmetrical peaks of Gallinas and Redoun on either side and wonder if you could paint a better picture.
This classic tour of the Capcir plateau follows good footpaths, waymarked in yellow and takes around 6 hours, starting and ending in Les Angles village centre
A stunning 3 hour 6.5km coast walk combined with return via the hills. A reasonable level of fitness is needed as the walk has a number of ascents and descents. Approximately 450m of ascent. The views over land and sea are superb. Walking boots essential and walking poles highly recommended. Much of route is yellow waymarked.
Maybe you’re in training for the Tour de France, or the crossing of the Pyrenees via the GR10…..or maybe your GP has advised you to lose a few of those extra kilos! On this ‘piste cyclable’, there is something for everyone.
A straightforward circular walk of 8.5 kilometres up to les Monts d’Estagel on easy pistes and tracks with some portions of road, This walk offers great views of the Corbières ridges and valleys and beyond with a steep section up a lovely rocky valley.