Aquarium in Banyuls-sur-Mer


At the southern end of Banyuls’ seafront promenade is France's oldest aquarium. Built in 1885 as the oceanographic research station of Paris’ Université Pierre et Marie Curie, the Laboratoire Arago houses an intrigu…
Museum in Banyuls-sur-Mer

Paulilles Director’s House

Part industrial relic, part nature walk, this 35-hectare coastal site 3.2km north of Banyuls-sur-Mer is remote, as you'd expect of a one-time dynamite factory. It was set up by Nobel Prize founder Alfred Nobel in 18…
Gardens in Banyuls-sur-Mer

Jardin Méditerranéen du Mas de la Serre

Run in partnership with the Biodiversarium aquarium, this fragrant hilltop garden is a fine place to get acquainted with the local flora, with exotic plants arranged around a natural amphitheatre in the hills above …