If the action of the ‘gilets jaunes’ continues to escalate, provoking looting, vandalism, violence and several accidental related deaths in various areas of France, Occitanie included, the government could consider declaring a state of emergency.
Canet’s new aquarium, Oniria, is set to open towards the end of 2019 and promises to be an exciting voyage of discovery for upto 240 000 visitors each year
Discover the rich history of Perpignan (and further afield) with a visit to one of the town’s many museums and galleries
Two 1,000-litre barrels of white wine have been lying dormant at the bottom of Lac de Balcère in Les Angles for the past two years.
On Sunday 14th October head to Collioure to discover the brand new stamp commemorating local plaster sculptor, Marcel Py
Business Owners Beware!
We pass evocatively named places busy with history; Besalú, St Jaume de Llierca, Castellfollit de la Roca before entering Olot and the Parc Natural de la Zona Volcanica de la Garrotxa abundant with fascinating conical and sometimes symmetrical hills.
Did you know that it is likely that tennis was first played in France. The ball used to be hit with the palm, and started off as the ‘jeu de paume’.
Update on British Television in France with webTV4me
Test Your French with a French Joke. Un canard entre dans une épicerie et demande au patron: “Vous avez de la nourriture pour canards ?” Le patron répond «Nous n’en avons pas. Ici nous vendons de la nourriture pour les gens. »