At the foot of the Albères mountain range, just a short drive away from the Spanish border lies Argelès.
If you’re wondering why the P-O is graced with fewer palms than a decade ago or why many remaining trees look sick or dead, pests in the form of a moth and weevil are to blame.
How much tax will I pay? If you have not accessed your UK pension and then taken it all as a lump sum, you could pay just 7.5% in French taxes (other conditions apply).
A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
Rugby is a massive part of the P O culture, but where did the game originate, how did it evolve and why is it so popular here?
In the intimacy of the cloisters of St. Genis des Fontaines, built from different coloured marble, white from Céret, pink from Villefranche- de-Conflent and black from the Corbières, the imaginations of 13th century sculptors created a series of fanciful men, beasts and plants atop the stone columns.
Coming from the French word terre for “soil,” the word terroir originally described the special characteristics of a region, or piece of land, which gave different varieties of wine, coffee and tea their individuality. (Soil, climate, position, regional traditions….)
This summer, the dynamic Office de Tourisme of Canet en Roussillon is inviting locals and visitors alike, to travel with them all over the world
If you wish to display/sell at a vide-grenier, you will normally need to register in advance and show some proof of identity when registering. More information on how to do this from the town hall or tourist office in the commune where the vide-grenier is taking place.
Local oenology club is back again with a summer programme bursting with local wine tours and events