Summer is just around the corner and after 14 months grounded, many of us can’t wait to take to the road, rails, water or sky. Whether you’re coming to or going from the P-O, there are all sorts of rumours flying around as to how travel will look this summer, so we’ve summarised key government info on the infamous pass sanitaire.
More P-O Life reader shares their experiences of travel between France and the UK with Covid restrictions in place. If you have a story to share, get in touch!
P-O Life reader, Ian Perry, recently travelled to the UK. Here he shares his experience of travel with Covid restrictions in place
P-O Life reader, Penny Parkinson, recently travelled to the UK. Here she shares her experience of travel with Covid restrictions in place
Empúries, (coming from the Greek “Emporion” meaning market place or shopping centre) lies midway between the Costa Brava town of L’Escala and the tiny village of Sant Martí. Archeology fans will be in ruins heaven!
Blablacar had interrupted all of their coach travel back in November, following lockdown restrictions but from the 12th May have not only been back in operation, but running no less than 9 new routes!
The British Embassy in France sent out a press release on Wednesday 10th February confirming that the UK government will introduce tougher travel measures from Monday 15th February
Situated in the north of the Corbieres, between Narbonne and Carcassone, the medieval village of Lagrasse offers a feast for the eyes and is full of historical and cultural interest. It is classed as one of France’s most beautiful villages. The Abbey of St Marie d’Orbieu dates from the 8th century and stands across the river Orbieu on the opposite bank from the village.
Narbonne is a leafy and well-appointed town, initially founded by the Romans in 118 BCE, when it was known then as Narbo. Once a very prosperous port and a major city due to its strategic location, it was in fact Rome’s first colony in Gaul.
On Wednesday 25th November, the Catalonian transport minister announced the launch of three new bus routes, linking us to the towns on the other side of the border.