Each year, to celebrate Saint Eloi, patron saint of goldsmiths, metalworkers, and coin collectors, Perpignan showcases the grenat, (garnet) and the jewellers and craftspeople who work with this iconic jewel.
The shooting of the TV movie “Robin” directed by Alice Douard, took place in October 2016 in Sète, Le Barcarès, Gruissan, Sigean, Leucate, and Port La Nouvelle over 4 weeks. It was produced
Canigó Grand Site committee is organising a series of debates/meetings in Conflent, Haut Vallespir and Riberal inviting residents to give their opinions.
Wild boar meat is leaner and tends to be darker red than ordinary pork, with a sweet and nutty flavour, due in part to its wild diet of grasses and nuts and forage.
The Constitutional Court has just ruled that the main home capital gains tax and social charges exemption is only available to French residents. If you leave France, you will lose it.
GAME OF THRONES fans are in for a treat in Barcelona when they step into the seven kingdoms of the massive touring exhibition at the Maritime Museum.
This walk, very close to the town of Port Vendres, is a gentle exploration of 2 beautiful, wild and exposed headlands, separated by a deep but charming rocky creek; Anse de la Mauresque and combines a historical realisation with the ruggedness of the rocky coast and wonderful panoramic views.
Until the French Revolution, Madame, (my Lady, equivalent to Monsieur, my Lord) was mainly used to address the bourgeoisie, whilst Mademoiselle, (my Damsel) was the form of address used for both younger and older ‘common’ ladies.
More than 40 years ago, thousands of starlings, (étourneaux) on their way to Africa chose Perpignan as their ideal stop-over holiday destination.
Food ‘à volonté’ of fruit, grapes, olives… mild climate, and well lit town with tree lined streets put our capital of Catalan culture at the very top of the starling ‘Must Visit’ hit list.
SHOWING IN LOCAL CINEMAS NOW. Watch out for the great French actress Catherine Deneuve, 14-time César Award nominee, who will be filming in Perpignan and Sète in June and July 2016. The film ‘Tout Nous…