Across the bridge from Ille sur Têt, on the road to Belesta, along a small road on the left running along by the river, lies the ruined village of Casenoves, (‘new houses’ in Catalan).
L’Estartit is a small fishing village in the Baix Empordà region, Girona province of Catalonia, Spain. The name dates back to 1517 when the blessing of the first chapel took place.
Perpignan, cultural capital of Catalonia North owes much of its heritage and culture to the kings of Majorca, whose palace still dominates the town.
Visa Pour l’Image, what a great way to explore and enjoy Perpignan, as you wander from venue to venue in this historic centre.
With Canigou at its back and the River Tech in front, the views all around the fortified medieval town of Prats de Mollo are stunning. But it was not merely built for the view!
The beautiful castle in the heart of the Albères is said to be haunted by the ghost of a British spy – and is now free and open to visit.
Saint Cyprien’s 7km sandy beach is a firm favourite with locals and visitors, whether they’re walking, running, roller blading, kite surfing or simply soaking up the sun. But take a tour inland slightly and discover the green haven of the Parc de la Prade.
Today we’re heading up to the cooler air of the Conflent region, land of contrast, rich in culture and history, from its snowy peaks, wild, mountainous terrain and stunning lakes, to its many pretty and peaceful villages.
An entire quarter of the old town in Perpignan is taken up by the Palais des Rois de Majorque.
The commune of Eus also encompasses another village, that of Comes. It’s an hour-long trek up the mountainside to the ruins of this abandoned village, 2 hours for the more physically challenged.