10 Things to Do in Port-Vendres That You Shouldn't Miss

Port-Vendres is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. A typical Mediterranean fishing port, situated near the Spanish border on the Côte Vermeille in south west France, ...

1. Paulilles Recreational Park

| Rd 914, 66660 Port-Vendres, France Nature & Parks
Excellent
72%
Good
26%
Satisfactory
1%
Poor
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4.5 based on 177 reviews

Paulilles Recreational Park

Reviewed By Rosalind J - Geneva, SwitzerlandGeneva, Switzerland

a beautfull place for a pic nic

If you just want to lay in shade and have a picnic this is a good place as the kids can move about with no fear of cars. There is free parking near then entrance. The beach is near by so why not go for a swim afterward?

2. Le Sentier du Littoral

| De Port-Vendres à Banyuls sur Mer, Port-Vendres, France Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Hiking Trails
Excellent
65%
Good
32%
Satisfactory
3%
Poor
0%
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4.5 based on 124 reviews

Le Sentier du Littoral

Reviewed By HiddenCaviar - Lisbon, PortugalLisbon, Portugal

A great walk

This is a great walk around the coastline from Port Vendres. It is easy and will provide you some amazing views and places to stop. Some points of history along the way to take in.

3. Dynamiterie de Paulilles

| Anse de Paulilles, Port-Vendres, France Museums, History Museums, Military Museums
Excellent
60%
Good
37%
Satisfactory
1%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 137 reviews

Dynamiterie de Paulilles

Reviewed By dnallot18 - Glasgow, United KingdomGlasgow, United Kingdom

Tranquil place

This is an old dynamite factory that's been reclaimed and repurposed as a museum set in a lovely park with it's own beach. We spent several hours here strolling around the various exhibits and areas and then sat under a tree and basically chilled. It's a

4. Fort Saint-Elme

Fort St Elme Port Vendre 66, Port-Vendres, France Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Excellent
45%
Good
51%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
0%
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4.5 based on 44 reviews

Fort Saint-Elme

Reviewed By HiddenCaviar - Lisbon, PortugalLisbon, Portugal

Imposing fort

This is a large imposing fort situated looking over both port vendres and Coullioure. Great place to view fire works from at these periods when they are happening in Coullioure and even a great place to take a picnic lunch to over look the coastline.

5. Le Clos de Paulilles

Baie de Paulilles, 66660 Port-Vendres, France Food & Drink, Wineries & Vineyards
Excellent
54%
Good
30%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
6%
Terrible
4%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 66 reviews

Le Clos de Paulilles

Reviewed By Philtheherp - Bangor, United KingdomBangor, United Kingdom

Le ciel est bleu.

Beautiful spot beside the Nobel site. maitresse d' a delight very informative and helpful. Lovely food and excellent wines of grapes growing just on the other side of the wall surrounding the restaurant. Very helpful and pleasant waiters only let down by

6. Les Caves du Roussillon

19 rue Jules Pams, 66660 Port-Vendres, France Food & Drink, Wineries & Vineyards
Excellent
67%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
2%
Poor
0%
Terrible
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4.5 based on 45 reviews

Les Caves du Roussillon

Reviewed By COSTGA - Dorchester, United KingdomDorchester, United Kingdom

cave visit

good selection of wines at all prices, including local wines of course. Efficient service and well laid out display, good location near harbour.

7. Domaine Claire Mayol

Quai Forgas | producteur de Collioure et de Banyuls, 66660 Port-Vendres, France Food & Drink, Wineries & Vineyards
Excellent
85%
Good
15%
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5 based on 13 reviews

Domaine Claire Mayol

Reviewed By Patrick D

La découverte de l'année

Nous avons découvert leur Banyuls et nous y sommes allés pour les rencontrer dans leu cave à Port-Vendre. Accueil hyper symp, visite de la cave et dégustation. Ils adore parler de leurs produits et ce sont des vignerons et non une coopérative.Le banyuls h

8. Charles Rennie Mackintosh Museum

Avenue Vauban, 66660 Port-Vendres, France Museums, Art Museums
Excellent
59%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
8%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 12 reviews

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Museum

Reviewed By Shootthedoo - Edinburgh, United KingdomEdinburgh, United Kingdom

Friendly helpful staff

Lovely collection of his work while living in Port Vendres and your are struck by the joy and light and colours of his work with the contrast of his former life living in the industrial gloom of Glasgow . The female attendant was very helpful and a good r

9. Phare du Cap Bear

Chemin du Cap Bear, 66660 Port-Vendres, France Sights & Landmarks, Scenic Walking Areas, Lighthouses
Excellent
55%
Good
36%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
0%
Terrible
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4.5 based on 11 reviews

Phare du Cap Bear

Reviewed By fiqueto - Carcassonne, FranceCarcassonne, France

Pas facile d'accès mais la récompense est au bout !

En effet la "route" est particulièrement étroite. Ensuite il faut finir à pied. Mais ces petits désagréments sont vite récompensés. La vue est magnifique, somptueuse. Le cadre est plutôt inattendu.

10. La Mauresque

Chemin de la Mauresque, 66660 Port-Vendres, France Sights & Landmarks, Ancient Ruins, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
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Good
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Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 7 reviews

La Mauresque

Reviewed By 587sylviec - Geneva, SwitzerlandGeneva, Switzerland

Très belle balade

Depuis Port Vendres, un chemin part plus haut dans le village depuis le phare, très belle balade à pied avec plein d'anciens bunkers et forts en ruine sur la falaise, et la crique en bas avec ses eaux cristallines, vraiment une très belle balade.

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