Get out and about this summer with an electric scooter in Perpignan and Le Barcarès.
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….)
With quaint, cobbled streets, pretty squares, lively shops, restaurants, and bars, and art and music museums, there is certainly enough temptation to hang around the town, but there is plenty going on around and about too.
Is it a church? Was it a mosque? Does the curious clover leaf shaped Notre Dame de la Merci in Planès conceal the tomb of Abu-Nezah, the Arab Governor of the Cerdagne?
Perched high on their unbelievable mountainous rocky outcrops, the castles of Queribus and Peyrepertuse dominate the beautiful rolling vineyards of Maury and Cucugnan.
Picture the gods cleaving the earth with a monstrous axe and you have the spectacular Gorges de Galamus.
With Polly Cannie Arles-sur-Tech is our home…….and we love it! Glimpses of the Tres Vents and the Haut Vallespir as I approach the village still make my heart sing. The ’real’ village isn’t what you see…
Spread over three floors, the brand new Maison de l’Eau et de la Méditerranée (MEM) is an exciting new concept inviting visitors of all ages to consider the vital role that water plays in our way of life.
Where French Catalonia melts into the Aude, the Forteresse de Salses, imposing and beautiful château, squats on the strip of land between the Corbières hills and the Leucate lagoon.
Géotrek: download the FREE app, choose your activity, choose your route, and allow yourself to be guided through spectacular scenery