Get to know Argelès-sur-Mer Would you really like to get to know Argelès-sur-Mer? Its history? The legends? Join one of the thematic, guided walks, organized by the Casa de Albera for the past ten…
Visa Pour l’Image, what a great way to explore and enjoy Perpignan, as you wander from venue to venue in this historic centre.
by Clare Gallaway COLLIOURE TODAY : THE VILLAGE In the village of Collioure stands a round-towered church, Notre-Dame-des-Anges which may be the most well-known round-towered church in Europe. Almost certainly it is the most frequently…
An entire quarter of the old town in Perpignan is taken up by the Palais des Rois de Majorque.
At the foot of the Albères mountain range, just a short drive away from the Spanish border lies Argelès.
At the foot of the Albères mountain range, just a short drive away from the Spanish border lies Argelès. Its name comes from the Latin ‘argila’ meaning clay. Its motto, ‘qui s’hi acosta, té resposta’ means…
We pass evocatively named places busy with history; Besalú, St Jaume de Llierca, Castellfollit de la Roca before entering Olot and the Parc Natural de la Zona Volcanica de la Garrotxa abundant with fascinating conical and sometimes symmetrical hills.
A full day hike taking in the gorges and forest of the Spanish Pyrenees from Sadernes to St. Aniol
With quaint, cobbled streets, pretty squares, lively shops, restaurants, and bars, and art and music museums, there is certainly enough temptation to hang around the town, but there is plenty going on around and about too.
Céret is the undisputed cherry capital of the P-O, and probably the whole of France, its cherry trees the last of the spring fruits to blossom but the first to bear fruit. By May, the first cherries of the season are on their way to the President of France, and stalls, trestle tables, and rickety makeshift benches laden with the fruit appear on every street corner, in garages, lay-bys and the Saturday market.