What to do in the Pyrénées-Orientales?

Departing from Le Bosc campsite, you will have the opportunity to discover the many cultural and natural riches that cover our territory, passing through Perpignan, Collioure, the Côte Vermeille, the Massif des Albères or the Pic du Canigou. Here is a non-exhaustive list of 20 must-see places and activities located less than an hour from the campsite to discover during your stay at Le Bosc!

Towns and villages to visit in the Pyrénées-Orientales

Perpignan: This city has a very rich culture and history. Between the Castillet, the Palace of the Kings of Majorca, the Hotel Pams, the Campo Santo, the Basilica-Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, museums, bars and restaurants, you won’t have time to get bored!

Collioure: Nicknamed the pearl of the Vermeille coast, Collioure, a former fishing village, it has many cultural and natural riches. It is a must if you are visiting the region! Like many artists, you will fall in love with the colorful little streets, the port, the restaurants and the bars by the sea.

Banyuls-sur-Mer: This charming seaside resort located just 30 minutes from our campsite will please you! You can enjoy its seafront promenade, its beaches and its marina, but you can also discover the museum which pays homage to the famous Catalan sculptor Aristide Maillol!


Villefranche-de-Conflent: Just an hour from the campsite, discover another most beautiful village in France. Visit Villefranche-de-Conflent, a charming medieval walled city with no less than three UNESCO World Heritage sites!

Castelnou: The village of Castelnou is an exceptional fortified village classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. By spending time on our campsite, you will have the chance to discover it!


Céret: Located between the Spanish border and the Mediterranean, Céret is a quaint, typically Catalan little town! Discover the Fontaine des Neufs Jets, the Ermitage Saint-Ferréol, the site of Fontfrède or even the Pont du Diable!

Panoramas and hikes near Saint-Cyprien

The coastal path: If you want to marvel at breathtaking landscapes, this is the opportunity to put on your trainers for a beautiful hike along the coast that will take you from Racou to Collioure.

La Tour de la Massane: This easily accessible hike offers fantastic panoramas of the Vermeille coast and its surroundings. This is undoubtedly the most popular hike for visitors to the Pyrénées-Orientales!

The Massif des Albères: For sports enthusiasts and nature lovers, beautiful hikes or bike rides await you in the Massif des Albères!

Massif des corbieres

The Massif des Corbières: Many hikes also await you in the Massif des Corbières! Discover this magnificent massif located north of the Pyrénées-Orientales, crossed by rivers and bordered by the Mediterranean.

Le Canigou: For those fond of adventure, you can go for a day to the Pic du Canigou where biodiversity and unique landscapes await you!

The Orgues of Ille-sur-Têt: Discover about 40 minutes from the campsite, the Orgues of Ille-sur-Têt, a classified and protected site! You will be amazed by the beauty of the landscapes worthy of the desert in the heart of the Pyrénées-Orientales.

The Vermeille Coast: Located on the Mediterranean coast, the Vermeille Coast extends over nearly 30 km. A true source of inspiration for many artists, it has a remarkable and unusual charm that will seduce you for sure. A magnificent panorama not to be missed!

Activities not to be missed!

Train jaune

The Little Yellow Train: Explore the Catalan Pyrenees aboard the Little Yellow Train which covers 63 km and stops at no less than 21 stations! You will enjoy an exceptional view of the Têt valley and the Cerdagne plateau.

The Maillol Museum: It is in this home, transformed into a museum, that Aristide Maillol the famous sculptor lived his last days. Discover this small museum which is full of charm in Banyuls-sur-mer!

Chateau royal de Collioure

The Château royal de Collioure: During your visit to Collioure, do not miss this magnificent castle steeped in history which overlooks the port of Collioure! A must-see landmark in the area!

The Rivesaltes Camp Memorial: If you are visiting the Pyrénées-Orientales, you should not miss the Rivesaltes Camp Memorial, a place steeped in history which retraces significant historical events!

Palais des rois de majorque

The Palace of the Kings of Majorca: Located in the heart of Perpignan, the Palace of the Kings of Majorca is a magnificent medieval palace dating from the 13th century! It is a monument not to be missed if you are passing through Perpignan!

The Fortress of Salses: Located at the foot of the Massif des Corbières, the Fortress of Salses built at the end of the 15th century is a true masterpiece of architecture not to be missed if you are staying in the Pyrénées-Orientales!

Museum of Modern Art in Céret: The Museum of Modern Art in Céret houses many works inspired by great artists such as Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse!