Enamoured of both the beauty and long and fascinating history of Port-Vendres, the Great Port Vendres Tapestry Association was started in July 2015 to create a large tapestry of the history of the town.
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….)
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.
Have you been to the Théâtre De L’Etang in Saint Estève? If not, you’re missing out on great entertainment at prices that make regular theatre-going easy.
As usual, PO Life brings you walks, restaurant reviews, recipes, airport news, French and English language exercises, silly jokes, days out…… and a host of talented guest writers who have volunteered (or been volunteered) to be your personal guides around the region.
Fifteen cycling circuits from the foothills of Canigou to the forests of the Fenouillèdes.
A complémentaire santé (or mutuelle, the old fashioned way of saying the same thing) is a policy which reimburses medical costs not covered by the Social Security.
Around the end of September Barcelona holds an enormous street party, the Barcelona La Mercè Festival in thanks for help received in the Middle Ages from of its patron saint, the Virgin of Grace or ‘La Mare de Déu de la Mercè’.
Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….
Highline DSG model (automatic, top of the range)