No matter on which side of the Spanish war people may be, they all agree on one thing — that the French border is closed up and airtight.”
My friends Mark and Paul spend playtime here in Céret, but work time is spent producing some really great wine – in the UK! So darlings, you really must try Marlings!
Although its origins are a little hazy, many believe that the tradition of April Fool’s Day was actually born in France in the 16th century.
CANCELLED Another event that is fun to read about – but we will be unable to attend this year.
Do you know the meaning of Argelès?
Did you know that the first cinema performance in the Pyrénées-Orientales was the screening of the Folies Bergères in the narrow streets of the promenade des platanes in Perpignan, in 1896? I
No carnival this year but the ‘grégoires’ tradition is a weird and fascinating read!
Did you know that church bells ring out everyday throughout France – apart from Maundy Thursday, the day before Good Friday?
Do you know the meaning of the adjective ‘tramontane’?
Did you know that the word ‘vaccine’ originally came from the Latin word vacca, or more common to us, the French word vache, meaning cow?