The Hiking House
Open all year long from Monday to Friday
From April 1st to October 15th: 10 am to 12 m and from 3 pm to 5 pm
From October 15th to March 31st: from 10 am to 12 am
Outside the hours, information is provided at the Tourist Office.
Hiking in Banyuls sur Mer, the Vermeille coast, the Alberes, the department, the "Massif du Canigou" and near southern Catalonia : maps, plans and topographic guides of the hinterland and the coastline are available or for sale (IGN maps on the GR 10 for consultation or for sale at the "Maison de la Presse" in Banyuls (local Press Shop, Rue St. Pierre).
The local association "Banyuls Rando" organises family hikes around Banyuls sur Mer. When? Every Wednesday in July and August and also on Wednesdays during the Easter holidays.
Duration of these excursions: 2h30 (departure from the "Maison de la randonnée" at either 8 am or 9 am (according to the season - information at the tourist office). During these walks, you will be accompanied by a guide from the association "Banyuls Rando".
Required equipment: sneakers or hiking shoes, cap, sunglasses in summer, small backpack, a bottle of water and either a fruit or a cereal bar.
Reservations at the latest on Tuesday evening before 6 pm at the tourist office or at the "Maison de la Randonnée" during opening hours. Places are limited.
The "Maison de la randonnée" also provides information on the many opportunities for hiking daily with state patented professional and local guides in the hinterland, along the coastline or elsewhere in the department (Canigou mountain for ex.).