Is it a church? Was it a mosque? Does the curious clover leaf shaped Notre Dame de la Merci in Planès conceal the tomb of Abu-Nezah, the Arab Governor of the Cerdagne?
With Polly Cannie Arles-sur-Tech is our home…….and we love it! Glimpses of the Tres Vents and the Haut Vallespir as I approach the village still make my heart sing. The ’real’ village isn’t what you see…
Spread over three floors, the brand new Maison de l’Eau et de la Méditerranée (MEM) is an exciting new concept inviting visitors of all ages to consider the vital role that water plays in our way of life.
A highly fashionable spa town at the start of the XX century, and a typical Catalan village, Vernet is recommended for respiratory and rheumatic disorders due to its sodium sulphur waters flowing down from the very heart of the Canigou mountains. It is also a ‘station verte de vacances’, awarded for its green and natural environment.
Summer in the Vallespir After a confined spring indoors, where better to let your hair down outdoors (with care) than the Vallespir? Hiking, biking, canyoning, tree climbing, teleski, paddle, canoe, paragliding are just some of…
The city of Montpellier is consistently voted one of the top places to live in France – by no less than the French themselves.
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…
Perpignan, cultural capital of Catalonia North owes much of its heritage and culture to the kings of Majorca, whose palace still dominates the town.
Le Boulou is working hard to shake off its past image of gridlocked traffic, and a walk around the panoramic battle site, followed by a wander around this much improved little town is recommended.
Head out for the day to the beautiful seaside town of Collioure- inspiration to some of the world’s greatest artists and home to history, food and culture