At the same time a seaside resort, a port city and a festive town, Port-Barcarès offers several faces, all connected by the same dynamic. It is nestled between the pond of Salses, exceptional natural site of 7000 hectares, and the Mediterranean sea, thus occupying a very original situation. Its 50 hectares of pine forests make it a true "green lung" and its 8km of fine sand beach and the pond make the happiness of the followers of idleness and sliding.

The Lydia, the only silted ocean liner in the world

His past as a ship built in Denmark, operated in the Australian islands under the name of Moonta, carrying goods as well as passengers, then, become Lydia, cruise liner Greek from 1955, makes him a legend around the world. He has also become the oldest ocean liner in the world.

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Nautical sports

The marine lake, a true inland sea of 7,000 ha, ranks among one of the most popular nautical spots in Europe. It is the ideal place to practice all types of board sports: waterskiing, windsurfing, sailing, stand-up paddling, kitesurfing, flyboarding, towed buoys ...

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Allee des arts

L'Allée des Arts is one of the specificities of Port-Barcarès. This Museum of Sands with famous artists, considered today as "the longest open-air museum in the world", was born thanks to the presence of Lydia. This exceptional seafront of the Grande Plage district reveals a contemporary art museum by the seaside.

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