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Fête de la Nature

17th May 2017 - 21st May 2017

fete de la nature

Fête de la Nature

The nationwide environmental initiative to engage citizens of all ages will take place from Wednesday 17th to Sunday 21st May. The annual Fête de la Nature is now into its 11th year, and the theme for 2017 will be nature’s super-powers.

Ecosystems and species showcase incredible adaptations, strategies and survival mechanisms in this rapidly changing environment. They play a significant role in energy, food and climate regulation, not to mention providing solutions to many of man’s daily obstacles. Economically, physically and psychologically, nature deserves our attention, and respect!

Discover the full programme for the P-O here.

Here’s a quick glimpse of what’s on, where…

19th 8pm (2 hours) Argelès-sur-Mer Sunset discovery of the wetlands
20th 10am / 2pm (2 hours) Le Barcarès Awaken your senses: a multi-sensory voyage of discovery at the site des dosses
20th 10am – 5pm Villeneuve de la Raho Feathers, fur or petals: biodiversity treasure hunt around the lake
20th 9am / 1pm Villefranche de Conflent The super-powers of bats
20th & 21st 9.30am (2 hours) Lac de Bouillouse A toutes rames: kayak tour
20th & 21st 9.30am / 1.30pm (2 hours) Mont Louis Discover the biodiversity of the mountains on donkey back
20th & 21st All day Port Vendres Discover the unique marine flaura and fauna of the parc naturel marin
21st 9am ( 3 hours) Banyuls-sur-Mer Magique Méditerranée: sea kayak tour of the marine reserve

Perpignan will join the festivities at the parc Sant-Vicens on Sunday, from 10am to 6pm. Sample the finest produce at the local, organic farmers’ market and get involved yourself with a variety of interactive workshops. There will be fun, games and crafts for kids of all ages. And of course, local nurseries will advise on creating your own slice of paradise at home.
Call in to see our favourite: Pépinière Passiflore

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17th May 2017
21st May 2017
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Pyrenees Orientales