Sitting on a smooth boulder watching the Lentilla river tumbling over rounded rocks, swirling and eddying, forming pools and providing perfect picnic spots, is a pretty idyllic experience. Bright dragonflies dart over the surface, ultramarine…

Summer is well and truly here and if you’re finding the heat too much, why not celebrate her arrival in higher altitudes and picnic on the slopes of a conjuratory?

Get to know Argelès-sur-Mer   Would you really like to get to know Argelès-sur-Mer? Its history? The legends? Join one of the thematic,  guided walks, organized by the Casa de Albera for the past ten…

After the Treaty of the Pyrenees in 1659, the Catalan territories of the Vallespir, Conflent, Capcir, the valley of Le Carol, and 33 northern villages of the Cerdagne were transferred to France. The disgruntled Spaniards made regular and damaging raids over the new frontier, and the king’s military engineer Sébastien le Prestre de Vauban designed a new fort at the crossroads of the Conflent, Capcir and Cerdagne to defend the border. Named after King Louis X1V, it is said that he chose the position of Mont Louis based on the good health and fine teeth of the inhabitants of nearby villages!

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