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The two curving ports sit on either side of the heavy masonry of the 13th-century Château Royal, place de 8 Mai 1945 (tel. 04-68-82-06-43). It's of interest in its own right for its medieval fortifications and overall bulk, but it's also the home to a changing series of special (temporary) exhibitions. Entrance fees are 4€ for adults, 2€ for students and children ages 12 to 18, and free for children 11 and under. From June to September, the château is open daily 10am to 5:15pm (6:15pm July-Aug), and from October to May it is open daily 9am to 4:15pm.

The Musée d'Art Moderne, route de Port-Vendres (tel. 04-68-82-10-19), is home to a collection of works by artists who painted here, including Picasso, Matisse, Dufy, Chagall, and Derain. It's open in July and August daily 10am to noon and 2 to 7pm, September to June Wednesday to Monday 10am to noon and 2 to 6pm. Admission is 2€ for adults, 1.50€ for children 12 to 16 and students, and free for children 11 and under.

Several companies run trips in colorful fishing boats along the coast, which can take anywhere from 15 minutes to 2 hours. The tourist office has details of fares and timetables.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.