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.
In 1947, the Comité National des Sentiers de Grande Randonnée (CNSGR) was created by the Touring-Club de France, later to become, in 1978, la Fédération Française de Randonnée Pédestre
Many little rock pools await the curious walker, and in late summer a cool picnic in the shade of the Oaks can be a real treat.
Walks for all levels.
This is a very pretty circular walk above the charming Albères village of Montesquieu, which anyone interested in the flora of this delightful region should enjoy. It follows a well-marked trail with some lovely views from Canigou to the coast. It is about 6km long and takes about 2 hours. Some of the climbs are a bit steep and overall it is a medium level walk, so good boots and sticks are recommended.
WALK THE REGION……With Kate and Ted Hiscock Banyuls-sur-Mer: Tombeau de Maillol to Col de Banyuls & back 14km (9m) – 4 hours CLICK TO ENLARGE This walk concentrates on the deep valleys behind the sea-side…
The beach is always a pleasure in the P-O – but sometimes it’s refreshing to leave the coast behind and head inland to visit some of the many lakes of the region. Here are just a few…..
Port Vendres and Banyuls. A circular walk with good paths, some moderate ascent/descent along the coast and short portions of road.
Canalettes & Fontrabiouse. Sometimes, in the height of summer, we just need a little cool. And where better to find it than underground?
WALK THE REGION WITH TED AND KATE HISCOCK 13km 5.5m (8 miles approx.) 3.5 hours This walk goes over the hills from Port Vendres to the charming quiet hamlet of Cosprons, then on to the…