Banyuls-sur-Mer The Essential
The delightful seaside resort of Banyuls lies along a pleasant bay that is sheltered from the harsh tramontana wind. In the background is an unforgettable landscape of terraced vineyards: indeed, Banyuls also makes wine, in particular sweet wines, best enjoyed before dinner as you look out to sea. It was the home of the sculptor Maillol (1861-1944), and many of his war memorials can still be seen in the region.
When the road reaches the highest point,