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.
A 2 hour straightforward walk over the hills from Le Perthus, with lots of historical interest. Some footpaths and a lot of forest road. One for a day when you fancy a nice walk but not a big climb!
Canigó, the sacred mountain, sits majestically on the horizon of Catalonia. For centuries, she has born witness to bloody battles between men, the rise and fall of kingdoms and of course, the development and evolution of ecosystems.
Local guides Ian and Angela Pendry with Mike Rhodes have been exploring new areas, searching for the best snow to bring you some exciting snowshoe tours.
This walk, exploring the Forêt d’Argelès, starts by leaving the D914 at junction 13 and at the roundabout follow the sign for Mas Cristine…
Normally when you are “invited” to visit the Police in France, you do this with a little trepidation. My invite however was to join the CRS, Secours en Montagne, on one of their avalanche, search and rescue, retraining or “recyclage” days.
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.
Only 15 minutes from Perpignan centre (direction Porte d’Espagne/Barcelona) the lake at Villeneuve-de-la-Raho is used all year round for walkers and joggers, and also provides the water necessary for the ’canadairs’ in case of forest fires.
This walk is a circuit in the Albères hills above the small village of Villelongue-dels-Monts, part of which was one of the “PATHS OF FREEDOM” used by many escapees during WW2 and the ‘Retirada’.
A delightful circular walk of approximately 2h 20mins with good paths. The ascent of approximately 360m is in the first two thirds of the walk and the descent is a good gradient. Walking boots recommended.