Many French companies use non-geographic telephone numbers. They may be free, but are just as likely to be premium rate numbers.
It is believed by some that “God Save the Queen” or ‘Grand Dieu Sauve le Roi’, originated in France!
In 1860 Abbé Rous, the new Curé at the Chapelle de la Rectorie, first tasted the naturally sweet wine of Banyuls and found it so good that he decided, through his network of Catholic contacts, to make it the communion wine of France.
Aristotle said ‘One swallow does not a summer make’, but when these harbingers of spring and summer promise arrive in the P-O we know for sure that winter is over.
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….)
Music therapy, for trees!
Try your hand at this fun and educational treasure hunt and discover the magic of Collioure at the same time
Special promotion on this easy-to-install heat pump from Astral, compatible with most installations.
Operation Peg was a military operation involving US special forces (OSS) parachuted in to assist the local Maquis, in August 1944. Its mission was to harass enemy forces by cutting Route Nationale 117, and destroying communication and supply lines in the Carcassonne Gap. It was led by 1st Lieut Grahl H. Weeks and 1st Lieut Paul Swank.
Local oenology club is back again with a summer programme bursting with local wine tours and events