Eurovélo 8 (2020) from Argelès-sur-Mer to Sorède
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Eurovélo 8 (2020) from Argelès-sur-Mer to Sorède
ARGELES SUR MER

Eurovélo 8 (2020) from Argelès-sur-Mer to Sorède

Fauna
Medium
2h30
16,4km
+98m
-43m
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This very varied course combines the seaside and the fields and vineyards of the Piedmont de l'Albera.
After crossing Argelès, a very lively seaside resort, furrow through fields and vineyards to reach Sorède, a typical village of Albères.

Description

  1. Follow the cycle path along the D81 on the left, in the direction of Argelès. Go over the blue bridge of Riberette and go along the Le Littoral campsite. At the Luna Park roundabout, continue straight on on the coastal road.
  2. At the next roundabout, turn left towards Boulevard de la Méditerranée, while staying on the cycle path.
  3. At the end of the boulevard, continue straight on a gravel passage, between two buildings and continue to the seaside promenade. Continue to the left on this promenade which runs along the beach, to the left. At 500 m, you will find yourself on the green promenade. //! \\ The area is shared with pedestrians and it is very busy in summer //! \\
  4. After the funfair car park (on the right), turn right on Avenue des Pins. At the Argelès-sur-Mer tourist office roundabout turn left onto Avenue des Platanes. Then, at the Arrivée roundabout, take the first exit, on the right, and follow the large Avenue Charles de Gaulle to the petrol station where you have to turn right, Route de la Mer. At the roundabout from the sports complex turn right, Avenue Molière.
  5. At the next roundabout, take the third exit, rue des Trabucaires. At this level, the cycle path runs along the street to the right. At the roundabout, cross the road towards the sidewalk opposite to follow the track and take the second exit, rue du 14 Juillet. Keep going straight. You cross a ford. Immediately after, turn right. The cycle path runs along a one-way street on the left and La Massane on the right. Pass under the bridge and continue under the pines. The track becomes at this level a dirt road. //! \\ Section shared with pedestrians. //! \\ Cross the small footbridge at the end of the car park and continue straight until the road to Sorède. When you get there, go left then the first right, rue du Moulin Mars and continue on rue des Micocouliers then on chemin du Roua which passes under the D914. You pass in front of the Auberge du Roua. Continue then turn right crossing the river then join the road to Sorede where you will leave on the left.
  6. Turn on the first street on the right which snakes and arrives at Chemin des vignes.
  7. Turn right and arrive at Chemin de la Carrerasse. Go right then take the first left. Continue on the path which crosses the Chemin de la Pave.
  8. Arrived at the level of the river, cross and go on the left on rue de les Coscolledes. Continue, then cross the river again and arrive on the Chemin de Saint-André. Be careful, you will cross an area with houses and possibly traffic. Go left.
  9. After the houses, take the second street on the right then at the end of the street turn left and take the first street on the right after a hairpin bend. Pass over the river, "Tassio" on a ford.
  10. Go up and cross the road to Palau (D11), turn right (speed bump for traffic).
  11. Turn left to join the Chemin de la Petite Gabarre, go to the left.
  12. Then turn right to join the path of la gavarra baixa.
    * Correspondence for the Albères loop - the trades of yesterday and today from this point
Departure : Argelès-sur-mer
Arrival : Sorède
Towns crossed : ARGELES SUR MER, ST ANDRE, SOREDE, LAROQUE DES ALBERES

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Recommandations


Respect the highway code. Drink regularly. Please note, the 2 and a half hour trip is only given for the outward journey.

Access and parking

D81

Parking :

Funfair car park

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