Animations Barcarès

Barcarès is a port city in the southwest of France, in the region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées. It stretches over several kilometers of Mediterranean coastline and has a magnificent marine lake of 7000 hectares. It is a fishermen’s town where traditional fishing is still very popular, which makes it famous. This lively city is also known for its festive atmosphere. This destination is ideal for spending a dream vacation by the sea.
Hundreds of tourists come to Barcarès every year to attend the many lively events that take place there, especially during the summer. Among the most popular, we find the toro pool show, the alchemy exhibition, the still life and seascape exhibition, the table soccer, the beach sports or the night market of the big beach…

Activities in Barcares

You will certainly not be bored in this port where all year round, in all seasons, from our campsite La Croix du Sud in Barcarès, there is no lack of activities. Everyone, young and old, can enjoy the special jovial atmosphere of this small town. Barcares has a rich associative activity, whose aim is to create social harmony in this well-organized city. Various activities are offered to you, from dancing to rides on Catalan boats, lively festivals, beach sports or even moments of idleness on the beautiful sandy beach. For the children, there are many activities such as the “children’s morning” or the fun tournaments that are regularly organized. Between games of petanque, circus and parades, or traditional fishing, your stay will be well filled.

Fireworks Barcares

To close a beautiful and lively day or a special event, the tradition in Barcares is to decorate the sky with fireworks. This always makes for a wonderful and moving show that will delight young and old alike. These magical moments to admire a colorful sky will make your stay an unforgettable moment.

Barcares Market

Being a port city, the markets in Barcares highlight their maritime wealth. Fresh and well-prepared aquatic products are therefore the stars on the shelves. Every Tuesday, on the Place de la Martinique, the morning market of La Coudalère takes place. You will find a wide variety of fish freshly caught on the shores of the port. In July and August, the night market takes place on the large beach twice a week. During this same period, don’t miss the local market that takes place every Tuesday on the Lydia parking lot. The morning and night market of the village takes place all year round 3 times a week on the Place de la République.


During the summer vacations, the fair of Barcarès is impressive. The participants, often from social associations, work hard to make these moments memorable. All kinds of entertainment and entertaining tournaments with prizes to be won are on the menu. The attractions are grandiose for the great joy of children and adults alike. Animations on the themes of the sea and solidarity are proposed during the fair and the profits are often donated to charity or destined to the development actions of the city.

Electrobeach Festival

In Barcarès there is also a big electronic music festival: the Electrobeach. The festival animates the city of Barcarès during 3 days and welcomes up to 170 000 festival-goers.

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