According to legend, around about the tenth century, the infamous Simiots, ‘bêtes féroces assez semblables à des chats et même à des singes’ terrorised Arles-sur-Tech.
One of the first French words we learn in school is ‘bic’, for ballpoint pen.(Qu’est ce qu’il y a dans ta trousse?)
We are so lucky here with the weather, but occasional deluges or visits from the Tramontane to blow away the clouds are only natural. Below are some ideas to fill those days when the P.O. goes into monsoon mode.
This walk takes about an hour and a half to two hours including time to explore the castle. The way up is fairly steep but should be fine for people who are moderately fit.
It’s a four season kind of place, Port Vendres. Saturday is my favourite day in my adopted and beloved hometown where I have lived full time since 2010. Saturday/Market day is the busiest day in…
See Canet like never before with a brand new 360° virtual tour from the town’s website
Argelès is a well known summer destination but did you know that spring is also a great time to explore the historic, cultural and natural heritage of the seaside town?
THERE are lots of reasons why people come to visit this beautiful part of France – sunshine, mountains, beaches, great food and wines etc, but there’s also a lesser-known attraction that brings thousands of visitors each year, particularly from the north of England… Rugby League.
The legendary Tarlà hangs from a pole on the Ramblas throughout springtime in Girona. Originally made out of sawdust, with a wooden head, today dressed as a jester, the tradition of this puppet dates back to the middle ages.
Have you been out on the town this summer in the P-O? Do you know a restaurant that deserves a mention in the next P-O Life Mag?O