Coming from the French word terre for “soil,” the word terroir originally described the special characteristics of a region, or piece of land, which gave different varieties of wine, coffee and tea their individuality. (Soil, climate, position, regional traditions….)
Coming up in Canet
The Théâtre des Aspres in Thuir invites you join them for another season of diverse theatre and performance.
Each autumn, the Jazzèbre festival brings together artists from a wide range of musical genres, but there’s plenty going on the rest of the year too!
NEED SOME LIGHT RELIEF? MISSING ENGLISH THEATRE? Don’t miss Chuckle Soup from new English Language Theatre Company Cherry Orchard Theatre.
Originally created in the 70s as a reservoir to supply local agriculture, the lake at Villeneuve-de-la-Raho quickly became a leisure area for sailing, fishing and sunbathing, attracting growing numbers of locals and tourists alike because of its easy access.
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.
This pretty alpine village, huddled around the church of St Michel, and the remains of the XIII century chateau, overlooks a glistening Lake Matmale
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.
Thuir, lively little town in the Aspres, is probably most famous for the Caves Byrrh.