The ‘Catherinettes’ were poor old ladies of twenty-five years old who had not managed to hook themselves a husband by the 25th November, Feast of Saint Catherine, patron saint of young unmarried women.
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!
Rating 10 corresponds to wood which gives the greatest heat per dm3 (litre) and 5 to the wood which only gives half as much heat.
On a plateau of the Corbières, near Salses, with panoramic views of sea and lagoon, visible from the A9 motorway and the N9, stands the “Porta dels Països Catalans”, or ‘Gate to the Catalan Countries’.
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.
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….)
Le Boulou is working hard to shake off its past image of gridlocked traffic, and a walk around the panoramic battle site, followed by a wander around this much improved little town is recommended.
Our day starts in Maureillas, pretty Catalan village off the D9 Le Boulou – Le Perthus road.
Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….