At the foot of the Albères mountains (1157m) just at the place where the Pyrenees plunge down to the sea, the village of Argelès-sur-Mer perfectly combines art of living, green tourism and pleasures of the beach.
A typical village, a brightly colored environment with a Catalan accent, its maze of narrow streets, its church and crenellated bell tower (14th C.), its ramparts made of ‘cay roux’, its traditional market, its handicrafts, its festivals,…
Texts first mentioned the town in the 9th century, the fortified town was connected with the kings of Aragon and Majorca in the 13th and 14th centuries, the village became a French territory in 1659.
|Office Du Tourisme Argeles-Sur-Mer - Place de l'Europe, 66700 Argelès-sur-Mer|
|+33 (0)4 68 81 15 85|
LE BOIS FLEURI
66700 ARGELES SUR MER – France
GPS : 42.534868 – 2.994289
Tel : +33 (4).68.81.70.00
Fax : +33 (4).184.108.40.206
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