Thanks to its exceptional location between the plain, sea and mountains, Argelès sur Mer is a paradise for walks. There are numerous walks and hikes from the resort. Enthusiasts will discover a very beautiful natural environment. Argelès sur Mer, for example, has nature reserves such as those of Mas Larrieu and Massane. It also has several marked hiking trails with beautiful views. You will be amazed to see the beautiful Mediterranean and Catalan landscapes. Do one of the many walks, alone or with the whole family, or together with a guide. Easy to reach from Les Galets Campsite in Argeles sur Mer.
Mass Larrieu nature reserve
The Mass Larrieu reserve is one of two nature reserves that you should not miss in Argelès sur Mer, spread over 145 hectares in the north of Argelès, at the mouth of the Tech. Located between fresh and salt water, biodiversity is incredible. Since 1984, this wild and protected reserve has welcomed nature lovers and hikers. It is an ideal walk to do together with family or friends.
Nature reserve la Massane
Enthusiasts who love altitude can go to the Massane tower, just 800 meters high and a few hours’ walk away. Enjoy the scent of the trees and flowers. The Massane National Nature Reserve extends at the foot of the Massane Tower over the entire upper valley of the river, in the easternmost part of the Les Albères massif. On an area of 300 hectares of beech forest and various other plant and animal species. The reserve is also considered an area for international zoology, such as the forest of Fontainebleu. During a walk in this exceptional natural reserve, you can discover and admire the richness and beauty. Hikers especially appreciate the GR 10.
Other walks in Argelès sur Mer
In addition to walking in nature reserves, Argelès sur Mer has other surprises in store with its beautiful and varied landscapes. You can discover many paths and circuits in the region. Like the coastal path, following the sandy and rocky coast towards the hamlet of Racou to bays of Porteils, classified site of the Conservatoire du Littoral. You can also hike through the Albères massif to admire a sublime 360 ° panorama view of the entire Argelès-sur-Mer region. In short, you are in an ideal place for family or sportive walks in the beautiful massif of the Albères. The hiking guides of Argelès sur Mer are available at the tourist office, but you can also contact the campsite reception for more information.
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