A 2 hour straightforward walk over the hills from Le Perthus, with lots of historical interest. Some footpaths and a lot of forest road. One for a day when you fancy a nice walk but not a big climb!
Canigó, the sacred mountain, sits majestically on the horizon of Catalonia. For centuries, she has born witness to bloody battles between men, the rise and fall of kingdoms and of course, the development and evolution of ecosystems.
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.
On 28th December 2018, Spain confirmed that they will be implementing a 10km/h reduction to the speed limits on over 7,000 km of B roads nationwide.
Thuir, lively little town in the Aspres, is probably most famous for the Caves Byrrh.
This French tradition of serving a frangipane filled tart known as the ‘galette des rois’ (or the ‘gateau des rois’ in the South of France) on, or around the 6th January, (the first Sunday of each New Year) actually dates back to the 14th century.
Local guides Ian and Angela Pendry with Mike Rhodes have been exploring new areas, searching for the best snow to bring you some exciting snowshoe tours.
Set amidst magnificent scenery in the massif du Madres, Urbanya boasts ‘le doigt du géant’, a tree in a garden, carved into a finger pointing to heaven!
This walk, exploring the Forêt d’Argelès, starts by leaving the D914 at junction 13 and at the roundabout follow the sign for Mas Cristine…
Normally when you are “invited” to visit the Police in France, you do this with a little trepidation. My invite however was to join the CRS, Secours en Montagne, on one of their avalanche, search and rescue, retraining or “recyclage” days.