how to get here and get around

In Sainte Marie la Mer

By bike

To get to Sainte Marie from the north of the Pyrénées Orientales, particularly Le Barcares, or from the south (Spain), you can takeEuroVelo 8, also known as "La Méditérranée à vélo".

Once there, you'll find 2 bike paths that take you to the beach or the village (an underground passage takes you from the beach to the village).

Mediterranean by bike itinerary

by bike

By car

Arriving on theA9 freeway (La Languedocienne) - take exit 41 towards Canet / Le Barcares, then follow the D81 towards Sainte Marie la Mer.

electric vehicles

2 electric charging stations are available: Parking Agora (at the beach) and Parking du Stade (in the village).

By train

The Perpignan train station is 15 kilometers from Sainte Marie la Mer.

There are daily connections to France and Europe.

A regular bus service awaits you just outside the TGV station (line 5 Perpignan - Sainte Marie with Sankéo).

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By bus

Sankéo offers year-round connections between Sainte Marie la Mer and Perpignan (line 5). One-way fare: 1.30€ - Return fare: 2.30€ on sale in the bus.

Summer timetable for line 5

What's new in 2023!

From July 8 to September 2, an inter-beach shuttle will be available from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. to enable you to visit or attend the festivities at the seaside resorts of Canet, Sainte Marie la Mer, Torreilles and Barcarès.

Inter-plages shuttle timetable

Sankéo is breaking new ground with reserved transportation. By choosing your point of departure and arrival from the list and booking the day before by 5pm on the app or by phone, you can travel to the rhythm of your desires...

By plane

Sud de France Perpignan airport is 25 kilometers from Sainte Marie la Mer, and welcomes national and international flights.

To reach the seaside resort by bus with Sankéo, take line 6 Aéroport - Gare TGV (Perpignan) then line 5 towards Sainte Marie la Mer.

You'll also find car rental agencies in the terminal.

Flight information: +33 (0)4 68 52 60 70.

by plane

By boat

The port of sainte marie la mer, a natural stopover.

It boasts modern facilities and adapted services.

426 moorings on secure floating pontoons accommodate boats up to 13 m long and with a maximum draught of 1.50 m. Draught varies from 0.50 m to 2.50 m.

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