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….)
The beautiful castle in the heart of the Albères is said to be haunted by the ghost of a British spy
Satisfy the jazz itch with year round events from the team that hosts the annual autumnal Jazz festival : Jazzèbre. Keep checking back for the latest event info.
Did you know that the French charity which most closely resembles Cancer Research UK is La Ligue nationale contre le cancer which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year?
The Théâtre des Aspres in Thuir is once again readying itself to raise the curtain on another season of theatre and performance. This year’s theme: diversity!
This walk takes about an hour and a half to two hours including time to explore the castle. The way up is fairly steep but should be fine for people who are moderately fit.
It’s a four season kind of place, Port Vendres. Saturday is my favourite day in my adopted and beloved hometown where I have lived full time since 2010. Saturday/Market day is the busiest day in…
See Canet like never before with a brand new 360° virtual tour from the town’s website
Argelès is a well known summer destination but did you know that spring is also a great time to explore the historic, cultural and natural heritage of the seaside town?
At one point on one of your trains the driver shouted Papillion over and over and everyone quickly hopped off the train with their belongings. We English speakers did not know what was happening! In English a Papillion is a dog…but after some stressful moments my husband realised he was saying Perpignan………NOT Papillion!