Did you know that the English word ‘cherry’ is believed to come from the old French word ‘cherise’
Team Cargols, a Perpignan-based association seeking to promote the delicacy that is snail cuisine, cordially invite you to the first ever Fête del Escargot
According to French tradition, give those you love a little bouquet of Lily-of-the-Valley (Muguet), to wish them happiness and good luck in celebration of the arrival of spring.
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 Originally made out of sawdust, with a wooden head, today dressed as a jester, the tradition of this puppet dates back to the middle ages.
Walk the Region. Notre Dame de Pène/ Calce circular A 13km 4 hour circular with 500 metres of ascent, much of which is in the first part of the walk. Well signed route with yellow waymark signs.
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Did you know that church bells ring out everyday throughout France – apart from Maundy Thursday, the day before Good Friday?
A tradition that dates back to the Middle Ages, the “goigs dels ous” (or “joie des oeufs” in French) are traditional Easter songs; ancient hymns sung by choirs in traditional Catalan costume, signaling a return…
Perpignan, cultural capital of Catalonia North owes much of its heritage and culture to the kings of Majorca, whose palace still dominates the town.
As you head up the N116 towards the high Pyrenees after Prades, the Têt Valley narrows dramatically where it meets the valley of the Cady, and the perfectly preserved fortified medieval town of Villefranche de Conflent whisks you back thousands of years in time.