This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide


Need a hotel nearby?

Sponsored links

Routes nearby

Places of Interest nearby

Matched content

Hotels nearby

Restaurants nearby

Sponsored links

Location type: Village
Number of texts: 1
4 stars
Made by DromosReference
Made by Dromos

The village of Collioure lived on selling wine and salted fish, more specifically anchovy.

The wine was called Banyuls, and has a dark spicy sweetness, which is perfect for a combination with salty anchovy.

What’s very peculiar is that this village was untouched by the bubonic plague when it swept through Europe and killed more than 75 million people. It is believed that this is related to the salt which was stored in the village for the prepration of the anchovy.

The anchovy of Collioure is considered the best salted anchovy sinte the Middle Ages. In the Middel Ages, the village was also very well known for the salted tuna and sardines.

Linked characteristics: Did you know...
Linked themes: Eat and drink, Wine

Classify this POI
Link to route
Add this POI to your routes nearby


Add comment

Sponsored links