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Collioure tourism and travel guide

Photo of Collioure in Pyrenees-Orientales

Visit Collioure: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: With a very attractive traditional harbour town to exlore and a small beach, Collioure is our favourite Languedoc resort

Collioure is situated in the Pyrenees-Orientales department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Collioure. For detailed visitor information see the Collioure travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Argeles-sur-Mer at 5 km and Banyuls-sur-Mer at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Collioure, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Collioure in Occitanie.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Port Vendres

Port Vendres

at 2 km (direction east-south-east)

Port-Vendres is a natural port (unusual here in southern Languedoc), a local...

See Port Vendres guide
Argeles-sur-Mer

Argeles-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

The long beach, the forest and the lively town...

See Argeles-sur-Mer guide
Banyuls-sur-Mer

Banyuls-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 6 km (direction south-east)

As well as the beach in Banyuls-sur-Mer there is also an...

See Banyuls-sur-Mer guide
Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales

Seaside resort at 12 km (direction north-west)

Activity in the seaside resort of Saint-Cyprien is most definitely...

See Saint Cyprien - Pyrenees Orientales guide
 
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Elne

Elne

at 12 km (direction north-west)

Elne is a quiet town, with the cathedral cloisters among the highlights...

See Elne guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide
Perpignan

Perpignan

at 25 km (direction north-west)

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will...

See Perpignan guide
Ceret

Ceret

at 27 km (direction west)

Ceret has an extensive historic town centre and a...

See Ceret guide
Castelnou

Castelnou

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

The picturesque village of Castelnou, overlooked by a castle, is...

See Castelnou guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a...

See Fort de Salses guide
Arles-sur-Tech

Arles-sur-Tech

at 37 km (direction west)

The main highlight in Arles-sur-Tech is the Benedictine Abbey...

See Arles-sur-Tech guide
Gorges de la Fou

Gorges de la Fou

at 37 km (direction west)

In the Gorges de la Fou you can walk along the...

See Gorges de la Fou guide
Ille-sur-Tet

Ille-sur-Tet

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
Leucate

Leucate

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aude department

The resort at Leucate is one of the liveliest and most...

See Leucate guide

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Map of places to visit near Collioure

 
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Markets in and near Collioure

Market days in Collioure: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday;

  • Collioure: market Wednesday & Sunday (0km)
  • Port-Vendres: market Saturday (2km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Sunday & Monday & Tuesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Argeles-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Banyuls-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Elne: market Wednesday & Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Thursday & Friday (12km)
  • Le Boulou: market Thursday (21km)
  • Canet-en-Roussillon: market Tuesday & Thursday (21km)

More information about Collioure, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Collioure, France

What to do at Collioure? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Collioure.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (21km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (22km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (41km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Paulilles (4km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale de Cerbère-Banyuls (9km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (17km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (28km)
  • Étang de Leucate (37km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (40km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (41km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Collioure is in the south of France at 25 kilometres from Perpignan, the department capital (general information: Collioure is 706 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Collioure

Canton: Côte Vermeille

Arrondissement: Céret

Department: Pyrenees-Orientales

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 66190

Distance to Collioure

from Perpignan (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 706 km

from Calais: 941 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 391 km

from Strasbourg: 765 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Collioure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argeles-sur-Mer, Banyuls-sur-Mer and Port-Vendres.

This page in French: Visiter Collioure

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