At the foot of the Albères, off the voie rapide Argelès – Le Boulou, the little village of Villelongue may not be the obvious choice for great food and live music, but it has it…
Our story is created by sheer determination and passion. We love France and want to live here. It’s not easy, and you have to be prepared to work hard at it.
The Théâtre des Aspres in Thuir is once again readying itself to raise the curtain on another season of theatre and performance. This year’s theme: diversity!
Red passport, blue passport….
Quite a tongue twister if you say it quickly 3 times over….but no matter how many times you say it, it won’t alter the ironic fact that the contract to produce the new, blue, après-Brexit British passports has been won by Gemalto, a French firm based in Paris.
“Les Nanas”, an exhibition by Jacques Capdeville at the Musée d’Art Moderne de Collioure, is 100% female.
At this time of year the P-O transforms into a kaleidoscope of wildflowers. Lesley McLaren takes us through a few of the more common ones to be found in the verges, hedgerows and rocky slopes of the Albères and Vallespir.
See Canet like never before with a brand new 360° virtual tour from the town’s website
Sun, sea, snow, wine, food, culture… we really are lucky to live here in the P-O. But did you know that we also have a thriving cinema scene?
Phlebotomus actually comes from the Greek phleps, phlebos meaning ‘vein’ referring to the blood sucking habit of sand flies. These ‘sandflies’ small, hairy species of mosquito, can carry and transmit leishmaniasis, (pronounced leash man eye a sis), a disease first recorded in the Pyrénées-Orientales in 1920.
One of the finalists in the ‘meilleur burger de France’ competition to be held in Paris hails from our very own Pyrenees-Orientales.