Take a walk around the Perpignan station area with Tony Goodman and discover the history of the fabulous local architecture.
Driving up the Vallespir, before Ceret, on the right, set in beautiful gardens rising out of its own vineyards in all its Belle Époque glory is the imposing Chateau d’Aubiry, on sale in 2015 for…
Each year, to celebrate Saint Eloi, patron saint of goldsmiths, metalworkers, and coin collectors, Perpignan showcases the grenat, (garnet) and the jewellers and craftspeople who work with this iconic jewel.
You have probably crossed Caixas on your way to visit Castelnou without spotting this commune hidden in the rugged heart of the Aspres.
While visiting the Grand Hotel, the old village of Molitg should not be ignored. At its medieval centre is the 12th century church against which leans the 14th or 15th century Chateau de Molitg.
This walk starts and ends on the road to La Vall, between Sorède and Argelès, meandering through the lower wooded slopes up to the ruggedly impressive Château d’Ultrera.
There were many unsung heros and heroines during WW2, such as Mary Elmes, Irish aid worker believed to have saved the lives of at least 200 Jewish children at various times during the Holocaust, by hiding them in the boot of her car.
Bruce Dowding was part of the Pat Line escape route, helping refugees and downed airmen and soldiers to safety over the Pyrenees during the German occupation of France . In 1943, he was betrayed, and executed in Dortmund.
PART 1 Impossible to miss when driving the D14 from Prades to Mosset, the splendid Grand Thermal Hotel dominates the deep gorge cut by swift running water of the Castellane River. On the left, a…
The maquis was one of various forms of Resistance in France’s fight against the German Occupation and the Vichy regime during the Second World War.