A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
The snow is falling in the Pyrénées and no doubt thoughts are turning to waxing and servicing skis in preparation for the opening of the pistes. But there is another snowy activity to consider : snowshoeing!
The family-friendly ski station of Puyvalador, forced to close due to financial difficulties, is set to spring back on to the ski scene for winter 2019.
Catalan independence protest group the Democratic Tsunami, unknown new kid on the block, is blocking the A9 motorway and have set up improvised barricades using parked cars just after the border at La Jonquera, on both sides of the road.
More than 40 years ago, thousands of starlings, (étourneaux) on their way to Africa chose Perpignan as their ideal stop-over holiday destination.
Food ‘à volonté’ of fruit, grapes, olives… mild climate, and well lit town with tree lined streets put our capital of Catalan culture at the very top of the starling ‘Must Visit’ hit list.
The Théâtre des Aspres in Thuir invites you join them for another season of diverse theatre and performance.
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….)
The Théâtre de l’Archipel in Perpignan has an artistic programme bursting with cultural delights
Airport News. List of flights between the UK and Ireland to Perpignan, Beziers, Carcassonne, Nimes, Toulouse, Montpellier in Occitania, and South Catalonia – Girona and Barcelona’s El Prat Airport.
Looking for a great evening out for a worthy cause? Come and support the second edition of “Your Voice, Maureillas (SoiréeKaraoke)” in aid of Téléthon 2019.