The country through which the train passes is a land of vines and Cathar Castles, a slow climbing journey of over 60 km
Whether you’re in training for the Tour de France, the London Marathon or just trying to lose a few extra kilos, this ‘piste cyclable’ has something for everyone.
Getting a little hot under the collar? Why not head for the cooler air of the Tech Valley?
Here in the P-O, we live amongst the vines but some grapes and raisins are believed to have a high toxicity for dogs, and can cause kidney failur
Liber-T badge – péage without pain Motorway remote control French motorway operator, Sanef, has extended its Liber-t automatic toll payment service to UK motorists. All you need to do is register on their UK website…
The Hermitage Saint Antoine with its Cave Chapel is well worth a visit, its first written records dating from the XV century, and continuing till the last hermit/priest, Père Marie, died of hunger and cold in 1870.
The 15th August is the festival of l’Assomption – a jour férié (public holiday) celebrated by Catholics throughout France and commemorating the departure of Mary from this life and the assumption of her body into heaven.
An update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
Focus on the watercolours painted by Charles Rennie Mackintosh whilst he was resident in Port Vendres.
Fish is quick to cook and scrumptious when fresh (really fresh fish should never smell too ’fishy’) but of course, it helps to know what you’re eating! Here is some useful vocabulary to help you choose your little fishy on a little dishy!