MEDITERRANEAN PYRENEES WALKING HOLIDAYS

WALKING HOLIDAYS AROUND COLLIOURE – PYRENEES ORIENTALES – SOUTH FRANCE

Self-guided walking holidays during 3 days around Collioure and along the Catalan coast path…

During your trip, you’ll do 3 exceptional walking trip between Mediterranean sea and the last foothills of the Catalan mountain .

SELF-GUIDED WALKING TOUR IN VERMEILLON COAST

  • From Banyuls-sur-Mer to Collioure by the coastal path
  • From Collioure to Tower of Madeloc
  • From Cerbere to Banyuls sur Mer by the coastal path

PROGRAM

  • 3 hiking between Banyuls sur mer, Collioure and Cerbère to discover the foothills of eastern Pyrenees and the Catalan coast.

Day 1: Reception at 9:00 am in Collioure, transportation to Banyuls sur Mer. Presentation the walking holidaysdeparting from Banyuls sur Mer, Cap Béar, Port Vendres and Collioure and its unforgettable panoramas. Leaving the Elms Beach, crossing the Paul Illes Beach and Bernardini Ance Tower, taking the coastal path to Cape Béar, you will arrive at the Bea beacon, built in 1904, located 80 meters above from the sea, it measures 24 meters high and was built in pink marble from Villefranche du Confelent. Then we will approach Port Vendres or you will notice a redoubt built in the 18th century at the entrance of the Port. Crossing Port Vendres and climbing to Fort St Elmes on the heights of Collioure, signal tower built in the 13th century, it was converted into a military fort in the 17th century by Vauban. Descent on the Village of Collioure and visit the Mediterranean city with its picturesque streets and pretty shops.
Installation at the Hotel, dinner and overnight at the hotel. 5h30 walk, elevation +: 676 m.

Day 2: Trek The tower of Madeloc, former watchtower and signal of the thirteenth century, located 656 meters above sea level on a rocky spur overlooking the entire Vermeille Coast. Itinerary in a loop with a descent through the vineyards by the ancestral ways of Catalan winemakers to Collioure, Pearl of Catalonia. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. 6h30 walk, elevation +: 772 m.

3rd day: Transport to Cerbère and walk from Cerbère to Banyuls sur Mer by the coastal path. Hike to coves in creeks. A unique panorama unfolds before your eyes on the Pyrenean foothills that tears the azure Cape Creus diving into the sea. Crossing beautiful vineyards throughout the hike with its dry stone walls and impressive evacuation device rainwater. Visit of the Village of Banyuls on sea. Raptriement at 17:00 in Collioure. 5h30 walk, elevation +: 664 m.

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Level:
Moderated level between 4 and 6 hours of walking each day with elevation gain from 600 to 800 m maximum.

Accommodation:
In hotel *** in Banyuls sur Mer according to availability (2 nights – double room)

Meals:
Half board (breakfast and dinner) or full board for 2 days (breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner).

Personal equipment (to provide) :
Mountain shoes, change of shoes, warm an drain clothes, cap and hat, toiletries, cereal bars …

Your organizer :
Mountain guide (AEM), child of Catalonia
Languages: French, Catalan, Spanish, English.

Luggage Transportation :
The first day from Collioure to Banyuls sur Mer.
You will carry only your things for the day.

Transport :
Appointment at Collioure.
1 transfer during the trip : Day 2 from Cerbere to Banyuls sur Mer.
Possibility of Perpignan-Collioure transport the day of your arrival, supplement of 20 € per person.

Prices include:
Practice of activity without guide
Roadbook provision with 1 map / day (traced path with markers), compass and town informations.
Transfers as described and taxes
Hotel accommodation *** in doble room, half board or full board during the trip

Prices do not include:
The travel from your home to Banyuls sur Mer
The parking in closed garage in Banyuls ur Mer hotel
Guide
Drinks and personal expenses
Multi-risk insurance (optional)
Possible cultural visits (museum).

Period:
March, April, May, June, September, October (not starting in July, August, November, December, January and February)

Minimum number of participants:
So that this trip is elaborated, the minimum number of participants is at least 5 people.

Insurance (optional):
This contract is underwritten by the company Europ’Assistance. This insurance includes reimbursement of the order, after deduction of a 50 euros deductible, registration fee and the cost of insurance.
In the case of a cancellation, you must inform us in writing as soon as possible, so as not to let it run cancellation penalties. Events guaranteed in case of cancellation: accident, disease or death of the insured or his spouse, ascendants and descendants, extensive property damages caused by fire or natural elements reaching the insurant in his personal properties and requiring his presence , redundancy of the insured, inescapable modification of leave by the employer and unemployed finding work. (See cancellation conditions)
– Cancellation insurance
– Medical assistance, repatriation and transportation
– Stoling and lost luggage

Gps :
We provide you freely a GPS with data path, waypoints locating hotels and point of interest. To take advantage of this offer, a deposit of 200 € will be requested and a lease contract will be signed between the two parties. The deposit will be returned at the end of the tour at the return of the equipment. Do not forget to make your request for provision of GPS when booking.

Booking & payment :
You can make an online reservation using the “choice options” button in the tab “Dates and Prices”, gives you access to our secure payment Payplug service. The totality of the tour is payable.
You also have the option to contact us using the registration form by clicking on the Contact tab, be sure to complete all fields. We will require a first payment of 30% on booking and the balance 1 month before your departure date.

Trip cancellation :
In case of cancellation by you, a cancellation fee will be retained by Inextremis Aventura).
You have a right of withdrawal of 7 days following the date of booking your trip in a time of 30 days before the day of activity.

A more than 29 days before departure: 10% package per person for administrative costs
Between 29 and 21 days: 25% of the total
Between 20 and 8 days: 50% of the total
Between 7 and 2 days: 75% of the total
Within 2 days: 100% of the total

Rates (per person) Departure Dates
From : 280 € (doble room)
Self-guided walking + accomodation + half board :: 280 €/pers
Rando liberté + hébergement + pension complète : 310 €/pers
Single supplement : 60 €/pers
Period supplement from 01/09 au 15/09 : 30 €/pers
Transport Perpignan to Collioure : 20 €/pers
Europ’assistance multi-risk insurance : 15 €/pers
from 02/04 to 06/04/2018
from 16/04 to 19/04/2018
from 30/04 to 03/05/2018
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from 24/09 to 27/10/2018
from 01/10 to 04/10/2018
from 08/10 to 11/10/2018
from 15/10 to 18/10/2018

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Activity : Walking Holidays, Hiking
Type : Self-guided, centered walk
Level : moderate between 5 and 7 hours of walking per day
Dayly positive gradients : between 400 and 900 m
Environment : Mountain and Mediterranean sea
Circuit : Centered walk
Number of hiking days : 3 days (of your choice)
Accommodation : Hotel ** or ***
Location : Pyrenees Orientales (Sousthern France) – Catalonia (North Spain)
Country : France and Spain

ROUTE MAP

Self-guided Walking Holidays around Collioure - Southern France

THE BIT EXTRA OF INEXTREMIS AVENTURA

  • Meeting by our local agency the first day, roadbook presentation, program trip explanation …
  • Easy walking route well marked and suitable for all, developed by Mountain Guide.
  • Route alternating between the sea and mountains.
  • 2 nightS in Banyuls sur Mer.
  • Selected Quality Hotels Accommodation.
  • Possibility to park your car in a closed garage.
  • Help-line during the day

YOUR TRAVEL COMPANION

GPS GarminYou are not expert in reading map, we provide you a Garmin GPS with the hiking road data. (See sales conditions).

REVIEWS CLIENTS

Rating : 4.5 based on 87 reviews
Agency : Inextremis Aventura
Stay : Walking Holidays around Collioure in France
Price : EUR 280
Availability : online booking
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