Guided Walking at Argeles-sur-Mer, France

Vibrant French Catalonia

Code: ABLCL

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Activity types:

  • Central location
  • Coastal
  • Hills & moorland

Level

  • Easy
  • Hard
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Difficulty indicator

Difficulty is measured on many factors such as distance, ascent/descent, terrain, weather and more. There's no magic formula, but from our experience we use yellow for easy, orange for medium and red for hard. Challenger holidays require a high level of fitness and stamina.

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From £898.00 - 7 nights

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Holiday overview

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Uncover the dramatic border region between France and Spain. Nestled between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean Sea in the Languedoc, beautiful Northern Catalonia offers superb walking opportunities, taking in secluded coves, pretty beaches and wild landscapes further inland. When adding in Catalan heritage, artist hideaways and superb French cuisine – Catalonia is a true hidden gem.

Holiday Highlights

  • Fantastic coastal walking along the famous Sentier du Littoral
  • Enjoy delicious meals with a view of the sea at the well-appointed Grand Hotel du Lido
  • Uncover the region’s proud Catalan heritage and fascinating border history
  • Discover shaded routes between pretty French towns or with far-reaching sea views

Price includes

  • A full programme of guided walks with 2 options every walking day
  • All transport to and from walks
  • The services of experienced HF Holidays’ leaders
  • Return flights from the UK and hotel transfers on 'with flight' holidays
  • 7 nights' accommodation in en-suite rooms
  • Half Board – continental buffet breakfast and 3-course evening meal

 

Accommodation

The family Lormand offers our guests a warm Catalan welcome to their 3-star Grand Hotel du Lido that sits on the seafront in Argelès-sur-Mer and boasts superb views over the Mediterranean Sea.  Pine trees have been planted along a footpath that runs alonside the hotel and a delightful sandy beach. This path offers a relaxing 15-20 minutes walk into the main resort town of Argelès sur Mer passing many of the older villas.  

 

Bedrooms

The Grand Hotel du Lido has 66 well-equipped en-suite bedrooms, over 4 floors and most have side sea views and with balcony or terrace.  Each bedroom has air conditioning, TV, telephone, hairdryer, safety deposit box and fridge.

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Facilities

As well as a heated pool, guests can enjoy the shaded gardens, private beach and restaurant with its panoramic sea views.

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Food

Holidays at Argelès-sur-Mer are Half Board with continental breakfast and 3-course evening meal. 

Breakfast: This is a self-select buffet with fruit juice, fruit, selection of breads and pastries, tea and coffee.

Dinner: This 3-course evening meal is served to the table.  Vegetarian and special diets are catered for; we ask you to take a few moments to talk with the management on arrival.

The hotel has a well stocked bar serving beers, wines and spirits.

Picnic Lunch: This hotel offers packed lunches at an additional cost.  Alternatively ingredients for a picnic lunch can be purchased from local shops and on certain days it may be possible to eat in local cafés; your leader will advise you of these options. 

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Evening

The friendly atmosphere of our Guided Walking holidays continue into the evening.

 

Enjoy a glass of wine or beer whilst listening to our leaders telling you about the next day's walks.  After dinner you may like to join your group on a walk along the beach, go for coffee in a local café, or listening to live music.  Your leader will be checking for any local events going on nearby.  Or you may like to stay in the hotel relaxing and chatting to your fellow guests.

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Itinerary

Our experienced leaders offer the choice of two different walks each day. Choose the option which best suits your interests and fitness.

We provide flexible holidays. Choose easier walking one day and harder the next or just explore independently or relax around the resort.

Our leaders are friendly and welcoming, making your holiday fun and sociable

Our walks from Argelès-sur-Mer help discover the incredible variety this compact area has to offer. Underfoot there are good paths allowing us to enjoy a mixture of green inland hills and rocky coastline, including the outstanding section made famous by the Cadaques to Collioure long distance path. Inland, the routes feel ‘off the beaten track’ near the Spanish border and are filled with incredible history, including WWII forts.


HF Holidays walks grade 2 easyEasier walks: 5 to 8 miles (8-13km) on good paths, with some rocky sections. Up to 1,500ft (450m) of ascent in a day.

 

HF Holidays walks grade 4 hardHarder walks: 7 to 10 miles (11-16km) on good paths, with some rocky sections. Up to 2,300ft (690m) of ascent in a day.

 

Your free day offers the chance to relax in this beachside setting, visit the medieval centre of nearby Perpignan or travel by train into Spain to the Dali museum in Figueres.

Please note that the itinerary outlined is provisional and could be subject to change. A finalised itinerary will be available at the resort and every evening your leaders will talk to you about the next day’s walks.

Local area

There are a number of local shops within a short walking distance of the hotel where you can obtain the basic necessities, ingredients for a packed lunch and plenty of gift shopping.

Travel

‘With flight’ holidays

For flight times and prices please see the Dates & Prices tab.

We offer British Airways flights from London Heathrow plus regional flights from Manchester and Birmingham (regional flight supplement £70) to Barcelona.

If you book a ‘with flight’ holiday with us, we automatically include transfers between the airport and the hotel. The coach transfer to Argelès-sur-Mer takes approx 2½ hours.

Independent travellers

All our overseas holidays can also be booked without a flight. This is ideal if you are travelling from overseas, or prefer to make your own arrangements from your local airport. If you choose this option the transfer to the hotel is not included.

HF Holidays can help you to reach the hotel in the following ways:

HF Holidays’ transfer coach from Barcelona Airport. These are timed to meet the HF Holidays’ flights (see dates & prices tab for provisional flight times). Cost per single journey is £26. Please note that HF Holidays is not responsible for your onward travel if you fail to meet the transfer coach under any circumstance. 

Dates & Prices

Date Description Nights Brochure price Buy today for Book
16 Apr 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 16 Apr 2017, 9:15 a.m.
  • Arrive: 16 Apr 2017, 12:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: London Heathrow
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 23 Apr 2017, 3:05 p.m.
  • Arrive: 23 Apr 2017, 4:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: London Heathrow
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
16 Apr 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

Jet 2

  • Depart: 16 Apr 2017, midnight
  • Arrive: 16 Apr 2017, 11:30 a.m.
  • Depart from: Manchester International
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

Jet 2

  • Depart: 23 Apr 2017, 12:30 p.m.
  • Arrive: 23 Apr 2017, 2:10 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: Manchester International
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
16 Apr 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer 7 £899.00 £898.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
23 Apr 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

Jet 2

  • Depart: 23 Apr 2017, 8 a.m.
  • Arrive: 23 Apr 2017, 11:30 a.m.
  • Depart from: Manchester International
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

Jet 2

  • Depart: 30 Apr 2017, 12:30 p.m.
  • Arrive: 30 Apr 2017, 2:10 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: Manchester International
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
23 Apr 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 23 Apr 2017, 9:15 a.m.
  • Arrive: 23 Apr 2017, 12:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: London Heathrow
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 30 Apr 2017, 3:05 p.m.
  • Arrive: 30 Apr 2017, 4:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: London Heathrow
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
23 Apr 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer 7 £899.00 £898.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
30 Apr 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 30 Apr 2017, 9:15 a.m.
  • Arrive: 30 Apr 2017, 12:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: London Heathrow
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 7 May 2017, 3:05 p.m.
  • Arrive: 7 May 2017, 4:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: London Heathrow
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
30 Apr 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

Jet 2

  • Depart: 30 Apr 2017, 8 a.m.
  • Arrive: 30 Apr 2017, 11 a.m.
  • Depart from: Manchester International
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

Jet 2

  • Depart: 7 May 2017, 12:30 p.m.
  • Arrive: 7 May 2017, 2:10 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: Manchester International
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
30 Apr 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer 7 £899.00 £898.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
7 May 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

Jet 2

  • Depart: 7 May 2017, 8 a.m.
  • Arrive: 7 May 2017, 11:30 a.m.
  • Depart from: Manchester International
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

Jet 2

  • Depart: 14 May 2017, 12:30 p.m.
  • Arrive: 14 May 2017, 2:10 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: Manchester International
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
7 May 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 7 May 2017, 9:15 a.m.
  • Arrive: 7 May 2017, 12:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: London Heathrow
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 14 May 2017, 3:05 p.m.
  • Arrive: 14 May 2017, 4:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: London Heathrow
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
7 May 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer 7 £899.00 £898.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
14 May 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer 7 £899.00 £898.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
14 May 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 14 May 2017, 9:15 a.m.
  • Arrive: 14 May 2017, 12:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: London Heathrow
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 21 May 2017, 3:05 p.m.
  • Arrive: 21 May 2017, 4:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: London Heathrow
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
14 May 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

Jet 2

  • Depart: 14 May 2017, 8 a.m.
  • Arrive: 14 May 2017, 11:30 a.m.
  • Depart from: Manchester International
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

Jet 2

  • Depart: 21 May 2017, 12:30 p.m.
  • Arrive: 21 May 2017, 2:10 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: Manchester International
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
3 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer 7 £999.00 £998.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
3 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 3 Sep 2017, 9:15 a.m.
  • Arrive: 3 Sep 2017, 12:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: London Heathrow
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 10 Sep 2017, 3:05 p.m.
  • Arrive: 10 Sep 2017, 4:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: London Heathrow
7 £1,199.00 £1,198.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
3 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

Jet 2

  • Depart: 3 Sep 2017, 8 a.m.
  • Arrive: 3 Sep 2017, 11:30 a.m.
  • Depart from: Manchester International
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

Jet 2

  • Depart: 10 Sep 2017, 12:30 p.m.
  • Arrive: 10 Sep 2017, 2:10 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: Manchester International
7 £1,199.00 £1,198.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
10 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 10 Sep 2017, 9:15 a.m.
  • Arrive: 10 Sep 2017, 12:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: London Heathrow
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 17 Sep 2017, 3:05 p.m.
  • Arrive: 17 Sep 2017, 4:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: London Heathrow
7 £1,199.00 £1,198.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
10 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

Jet 2

  • Depart: 10 Sep 2017, 8 a.m.
  • Arrive: 10 Sep 2017, 11:30 a.m.
  • Depart from: Manchester International
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

Jet 2

  • Depart: 17 Sep 2017, 12:30 p.m.
  • Arrive: 17 Sep 2017, 2:10 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: Manchester International
7 £1,199.00 £1,198.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
10 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer 7 £999.00 £998.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
17 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer 7 £899.00 £898.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
17 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 17 Sep 2017, 9:15 a.m.
  • Arrive: 17 Sep 2017, 12:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: London Heathrow
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 24 Sep 2017, 3:05 p.m.
  • Arrive: 24 Sep 2017, 4:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: London Heathrow
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
17 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

Jet 2

  • Depart: 17 Sep 2017, 8 a.m.
  • Arrive: 17 Sep 2017, 11:30 a.m.
  • Depart from: Manchester International
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

Jet 2

  • Depart: 24 Sep 2017, 12:30 p.m.
  • Arrive: 24 Sep 2017, 2:10 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: Manchester International
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
24 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 24 Sep 2017, 9:15 a.m.
  • Arrive: 24 Sep 2017, 12:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: London Heathrow
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

BRITISH AIRWAYS

  • Depart: 1 Oct 2017, 3:05 p.m.
  • Arrive: 1 Oct 2017, 4:25 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: London Heathrow
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
24 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer
(Travel included)

Flight - Outbound

Jet 2

  • Depart: 24 Sep 2017, 8 a.m.
  • Arrive: 24 Sep 2017, 11:30 a.m.
  • Depart from: Manchester International
  • Arrive at: Barcelona

Flight - Return

Jet 2

  • Depart: 1 Oct 2017, 1:15 p.m.
  • Arrive: 1 Oct 2017, 2:50 p.m.
  • Depart from: Barcelona
  • Arrive at: Manchester International
7 £1,099.00 £1,098.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now
24 Sep 2017 ABLCL - Guided Walking Argeles-sur-Mer 7 £899.00 £898.00 Prices held till 30 September 2016 (pre Brexit prices) Book Now

Prices are per person

Information

  • Double room for sole occupancy: £21 per night
  • Non-member associate fee: (2016) £5 per person; (2017) £10 per person