Originally set up by the Rois de Majorque as a defence system to protect the Roussillon from invaders, the tours de signaux (signal towers) allowed information to be passed quickly around the region, using fire and smoke signals.
If you’re looking for an exciting winter or spring drive, why not take the stunning coast road across the border to El Port de la Selva, and return to France via Figueres?
Two fabulous shows on Friday, and two more on Saturday!
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.
with Henry Shaftoe An architectural tour around the railway station neighbourhood in Perpignan….. Doesn’t sound very promising, does it? Yet “Le Quartier de la Gare” ( the neighbourhood between Perpignan Station and Place Catalogne –…
Around the end of September Barcelona holds an enormous street party, La Mercè Festival.
The Jazzèbre season is fast approaching! Another eclectic festival of jazz and world music awaits eager ears.
Perpignan, cultural capital of Catalonia North owes much of its heritage and culture to the kings of Majorca, whose palace still dominates the town.
Each year, the Ermitage de la Saint Ferréol bursts with life with the annual Festa Major. Tradition, religion, food and drink… it’s a firm favourite with the locals.
Le Racou – shabby chic, pretty creeks… take a peek! Who doesn’t love this beach just south of Argelès port?