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Tour de France PyMed

 Catalan-style tour of France!


Because of its length and the elevations, this route is recommended for people in very good physical shape. Respect the highway code and be sure to hydrate yourself often.

From the Cerbère Tourist Office take the direction of Banyuls, after the Cerbère panel and the service station turn left towards the Route des Crètes.

Always follow this road to then go down to Banyuls, passing by the Madeloc tower via the D86. 

Arrived in Banyuls, at the intersection of avenue Général de Gaulle (small bridge crossed), turn left then the second left towards the national gendarmerie. 

Continue straight, then at the intersection take the opposite direction to the Chapelle de la Salette. Then always follow the D86 to reach Collioure. 

Arrived in Collioure, take the direction of Argelès plage via the D81.

In Argelès sur mer, follow the direction of Saint-Cyprien via the D81. Follow it until the roundabout, where the direction of Latour Bas Elne is indicated to follow it. Follow this direction via the sea path. 

Continue straight ahead until you reach the intersection of the secondary road. At the intersection turn left to reach Elne. Always follow the direction of Thuir/Bages. Cross the village of Elne, at the exit of Elne, after passing under a tunnel, turn left in the direction of Ortaffa. 

Arrived at Ortaffa, take the direction of Brouilla. 

Arrived at Brouilla take the direction of Saint-Genis des Fontaines via the D2

In Saint-Genis des Fontaines, cross the village to take the direction still via the D2 of Laroque des Albères.

At Laroque des Albères, take the D11 towards Villelongue dels Monts. 

Arrived at Villelongue dels Monts, always follow the D11 in the direction of Montesquieu des Albères. 

In Montesquieu, follow the sign "toutes directions" to switch to the D61. Follow this departmental until the next roundabout where you have to take the direction of the boulou. 

Continue straight ahead until the roundabout, at this roundabout go straight ahead then follow the direction "Les trompettes". Take the Boulou cycle path, and continue straight until you reach Le Boulou. 

Arrived at a give way with a bridge, turn right. Then in Le Boulou, follow the direction of Céret and always follow after the direction of Céret/St-Jean-Pla-de-Corts. 

Arrived at St Jean Pla de Corts, take the direction of Vives via the D13 

A vive take the direction of LLauro.

Arrived at Llauro, leave the departmental road and return to the village to take the direction of Torderes. 

Drive for 1,5km then take the second intersection on the left

Follow this road and continue straight for 3km to reach Montauriol. 

In Montauriol take the direction of the D2 towards "Les Hostalets". 

Then, always follow the D2 towards Caixas. Continue straight for 10,5 km following the D2 until you reach Fontcouverte.

Before arriving at Caixas, take the D48 on your right towards Castelnou and continue for 4,6 km. 

At Castelnou, always follow the D48 towards Thuir. 

At Thuir take the direction of Milas via the D612 for 5,5 km.

At the roundabout, take the first exit towards Saint Féliu d'Avall via the D16.

Cross the town of Saint Félix d'Avall on the same departmental road then at the roundabout on leaving the village take the first exit towards Le Soler. 

Drive to Le Soler then at the exit of this village, at the second roundabout take the first exit towards Toulouges via the D39. 

Continue straight for 2km to reach Toulouges. 

At the roundabout in Toulouges follow the direction of Perpignan. 

Continue straight ahead for 6 km. Then go straight on avenue Maréchal Foch to arrive in the center of Perpignan, and turn left via rue Porte d'Assault. Your arrival of the Catalan Tour de France will be opposite the famous Castillet. 


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