At 3 km south from the town centre of Port-Vendres, on the three beautiful sand and pebble beaches of Paulilles, you’ll find all the infrastructure you need to spend a nice time (sea canoes, refreshment stall, restaurant). The beaches are watched over in July and August.
The site of Paulilles is both a natural protected site and an historical site, as it was a Nobel dynamite factory.
How to get there:
- Route Nationale 114 – Direction Banyuls-sur-Mer. Car park at the entry of the site (pedestrian access to the beaches)
At the entry of Port-Vendres coming from Collioure, the small Oli and d'En Baux creeks are sheltered by schistose cliffs. These are one of the very remarkable sceneries where the attraction of the Côte Vermeille lies.
It’s forbidden to swim in the coves close to the port (anse des Tamarins, de l'Oasis, Mailly, Jetée, Béar and Ste-Catherine). Nevertheless they contribute to the charm of the area and a walk on the pier is imperative…