The pretty little village of Formigueres, historic Capital of the Capcir, lies in the heart of the Parc Naturel, Five kms north of Les Angles on the D118.

Bon Nadal i Feliç any Nou (Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in Catalan The pooey traditions below may shed some light on the popular Catalan saying "menja bé, caga fort i no tinguis por…

WALK THE REGION Prieurie Santa Maria del Vilar With Leigh and Merry Foster This walk is a circuit in the Alberes hills above the small village of Villelongue-dels-Monts. It is a bit steep in places…

On yer bike!  with Ted and Kate Hiscock Maybe you’re in training for the Tour de France, or the crossing of the Pyrenees via the GR10…..or maybe your GP has advised you to lose a few…

This French Christmas character, the ‘whipping father’, said to accompany Santa on his rounds on 6th December, is fortunately no longer heard of much in French tradition.

Coming from the French word terre for “soil,” the word terroir originally described the special characteristics of a region, or piece of land, which gave different varieties of wine, coffee and tea their individuality. (Soil, climate, position, regional traditions….)

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