Although its origins are a little hazy, many believe that the tradition of April Fool’s Day was actually born in France in the 16th century.
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 of those extra kilos! On this ‘piste cyclable’, there is something for everyone.
Born in Estagel (near Perpignan) in 1786, Arago not only forged successful careers in science and politics but was also a swashbuckler who got into the kind of scrapes that make Harrison Ford’s big-screen escapades look positively pedestrian.
If you want to comprehend the life of bees – and enjoy a fascinating page-turning read at the same time – then this is absolutely for you. You will be totally fascinated. The most memorable book I have read for quite a while.
Suzanne Dunaway LOVES to cook. Some might say she LIVES to cook. Having cooked, written and painted around the world, here she shares her PO-inspired recipes in this weekly blog.
To help keep English-speaking residents and visitors to the region informed on Covid 19, CSF Languedoc have been sharing bulletins of extremely useful information.
A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
A tradition that dates back to the Middle Ages, the “goigs dels ous” (or “joie des oeufs” in French) are traditional Easter songs; ancient hymns sung by choirs in traditional Catalan costume, signaling a return…
A straightforward circular walk of 8.5 kilometres up to les Monts d’Estagel on easy pistes and tracks with some portions of road, This walk offers great views of the Corbières ridges and valleys and beyond with a steep section up a lovely rocky valley.
Perpignan was elected ‘Capital de la Sardana 2019’ and takes this honour very seriously.