Empúries, (coming from the Greek “Emporion” meaning market place or shopping centre) lies midway between the Costa Brava town of L’Escala and the tiny village of Sant Martí. Archeology fans will be in ruins heaven!
Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….
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Les Enfants de la Mer has confirmed Argelès as a key national player in the field of environmental activism and sustainable development. Aiming to engage and educate visitors of all ages, les Enfants de la Mer is a collaborative photography event, unique in France.
with Henry Shaftoe An architectural tour around the railway station neighbourhood in Perpignan….. Doesn’t sound very promising, does it? Yet “Le Quartier de la Gare” ( the neighbourhood between Perpignan Station and Place Catalogne –…
Les Gourmandises de Pauline, Argelès sur Mer – superb and delicious cakes baked and decorated to order for all your special occasions.
Un inventaire de succession is an estate inventory that lists a person’s furniture, decorative objects, paintings, jewellery and other personal effects. This legal document can be useful, and in some cases mandatory, following the death of a loved one.
Hands up if the vocabulary and acronyms associated with the French Education System leave you standing outside the classroom door! Your neighbour’s grandson ‘va redoubler’. What a clever girl his sister must be, going to college at just 11 years old. And what on earth is BAC + 3?
In these days of coronavirus, a new word, ‘une quatorzaine’, has emerged, referring to a period of fourteen days (or less) of quarantine.
If, like us, you have access to an irrigation canal, water supply is simple during the summer months: you water or irrigate at the set times as laid down by your Mairie.