If you are traveling around Catalonia by car, do not miss the chance to visit the small seaside town of Collioure. This city belongs to southern French department of Pyrénées-Orientales, very close to the Spanish border.
Already on the way you can enjoy the most picturesque views of the mountains, vineyards and, of course, the Mediterranean sea!
In the city itself there is an old fortress, in which the Palace of the Kings of Aragon and Mallorca is located. It is also worth noting the famous Gothic cathedral Notre-Dame-des-Anges.
The city is considered the cradle of Fauvism; this is an artistic movement whose parents are called Henri Matisse and André Derain. In the narrow streets of the old city you will not be able to pass by the numerous workshops of local artists – followers of this trend; and indeed, it’s a sin not to draw pictures in this bright and amazing city!
A detailed story about Collioure accompanied by photographs can be viewed at the link.