Filmed between Sète, Château de l’Esparrou in Canet, Port-La Nouvelle and Perpignan, there are plenty of locations that P-O fans will recognize tout de suite!
Famous French poet Arthur Rimbaud wrote Le Dormeur du Val when he was just 16, possibly based on his very real experiences of travel across France during the Franco-Prussian War
This chocolate chestnut pie makes a delectable treat on a cool autumn day!
10th June 1944. One of the last two eye witnesses to this terrible massacre gives a meticulous account of that tragic day, filmed in the ruins of the village
Thérèse Cau, daughter of Spanish Republicans and native of Port Vendres, recounts the tumultuous history of her family, from their origins in Catalonia to their lives in France today.
One of the many irrigation canals that criss-cross the Pyrenees-Orientales runs through the pretty village of Rodès. Enjoy a relatively light walk of 1 – 1.5 hours. A small section of climbing but nothing too challenging.
Toussaint, Castanyadas, Armistice 1918 and how The Unknown Soldier was chosen, and poor old ladies of over twenty-five….
Elisabeth Eidenbenz was the remarkable Swiss woman who created La Maternité Suisse in Elne as a refuge for expectant mothers exiled from Spain during La Retirada and World War II.
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