Winds of the Pyrénées-Orientales There are not many disadvantages to living in the P.-O but the heavy winds that sometimes batter the region are worth knowing about. Three regional winds are the Tramontane, the…

  Climate in the Pyrénées-Orientales The weather in the Pyrénées-Orientales is one of the main attractions for tourists along with the incredibly diverse nature of the scenery. Officially proclaimed to have more than 300 days…

  Castells and castellers       Castellers originated at the end of the 18th century in Valls, Tarragona, when rival groups of people called “colles”, began to compete in constructing human towers. Those who…