Collioure, the pearl of the Vermeille Coast and cradle of Fauvism
Located less than 30 km from campsite Le Brasilia, the old town centre of Collioure counts as one of the most emblematic tourist sites of the Pyrénées-Orientales.
Each year thousands of tourists and visitors wander through the cobblestone streets of this charming city, located on the waterfront of the beautiful Côte Vermeille.
Collioure offers a most important historical heritage. The royal castle, for example, has been used for many centuries as summer residence of the Kings and Queens of Majorca!
Another curiosity, thechurch Notre-Dame-des-Anges, which bell-tower marks the entrance to the harbour of Collioure.
For a long time the charm and the beauty of this Catalan city has attracted many artists.
Among the most famous we mention Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Paul Signac, etc. Today, the soul of these incredible talented artists still floats through the old town centre of Collioure...
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