Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….
Today we’re heading up to the cooler air of the Conflent region, land of contrast, rich in culture and history, from its snowy peaks, wild, mountainous terrain and stunning lakes, to its many pretty and peaceful villages.
Throughout June, three community projects will be held on the Canigó massif and foothills to protect and preserve the sacred mountain… so roll up your sleeves for Canigou!
Back in medieval times Collioure’s reputation revolved around the salting of anchovies, sardines and tuna.
The beautiful castle in the heart of the Albères is said to be haunted by the ghost of a British spy
Rugby is a massive part of the P O culture, but where did the game originate, how did it evolve and why is it so popular here?
WITH KATYA WILLEMSEN (Read Shepherd’s Prayer, Katja’s fast- paced adventure set in Collioure. Available on Amazon) Cherries, apricots, grapes and peaches may be our region’s above ground treasure, but iron ore and other metals, even…
The 11th September, the Diada de Catalunya, is a national holiday throughout Catalonia and the Balearic Islands.
The Hôtel Belvédère was once a Grand Hotel catering to The Hôtel Belvédère of Cerbèrewell-heeled travelers bound for Spain and obliged to wait several days while their visas were being processed
Many little rock pools await the curious walker, and in late summer a cool picnic in the shade of the Oaks can be a real treat.