The origin of Banyuls comes from the word “bath”, the village being built near ponds. Banyuls appears in a document dated 981 under the name of “Balneum”. The village will have a great importance during the High Middle Ages.
A village of 1160 inhabitants, located on the borders of Aspres, it is rich in remains and ramparts dating back to the 13th century. The parish church is dedicated to St. Andrew. It contains a Christ and some other 17th and 18th century statues.
Highest : 111 meters
15 km southwest of Perpignan
City Hall Mayor: Laurent BERNARDY
2 rue des Vendanges
66300 Banyuls dels Aspres
Phone 04 68 21 72 17
Fax 04 68 37 52 51
Web site : banyulsdelsaspres.fr
The City Hall is open :
- From Tuesday to Friday, from 10:00 am to 12:00
- From Monday to Thursday, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm