Hotels in Banyuls-sur-Mer

Banyuls-sur-Mer Details

Banyuls-sur-Mer is a lovely village in the foothills of the Pyranees mountains, in the Languedoc-Roussillon. This is a particularly beautiful area of France, as it is where the Pyranees foothills meet the ocean. The steep cliffs here make for beautiful vistas. Historically, Banyuls-sur-Mer was known as a smuggling town, as many goods going to and from Spain could be smuggled through Banyuls-sur-Mer without consequence. Today, however, Banyuls-sur-Mer is known more for its wines, particularly Banyuls de la Marenda. The Grenache grapes that make this sweet wine grow on the steep hillsides of the town.Most of Banyuls-sur-Mer’s tourist activity is centered around its wineries. The village is very charming and offers exciting daytime adventures like deep sea diving and wind surfing. There is also a nice museum called Maillol in the city. The evening brings activities such as fine restaurants, discotheques and traditional Catalan dances. There are only a few hotels in Banyuls-sur-Mer, so it’s wise to book your stay early. You can book your Banyuls-sur-Mer hotel right here on