As the days get longer, the temperatures rise and nature starts to bloom across the P-O, there’s never been a better time to shake bad lockdown habits and give a little thought to your health.
This month we’re heading up to to the mountain towns of Font Romeu and Les Angles, with a couple of stops en route to explore the historic walled towns of Villefranche and Mont Louis.
This enjoyable walk follows mainly forestry tracks under the lofty summit of the Cambre D’Ase, with wonderful views over the Cerdagne and Capcir plateaux
Ringed by mountains, Lake Matmale glistening in front of the village, Les Angles offers 32 downhill pistes catering for all levels, and an impressive Snowpark.
Céret-born Martin Fourcade, a 26-year-old non-commissioned officer of the mountain infantry brigade at Chamonix, emerged from the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games as the new star of biathlon, with three medals – two gold and one silver.
The family-friendly ski station of Puyvalador, forced to close due to financial difficulties, is set to spring back on to the ski scene for winter 2019.
This pretty alpine village, huddled around the church of St Michel, and the remains of the XIII century chateau, overlooks a glistening Lake Matmale
Please don’t plan your next ski trip at the Puigmal ski station – it’s actually closed down until further notice.
Winter Highlights in Les Angles
With more than 300 days of sunshine per year, skiers in the Pyrenees Orientales will often enjoy warm winter sunshine as they’re gliding down the slopes towards their Solaire d’Odeillo dinner!