Visa Pour l’Image, what a great way to explore and enjoy Perpignan, as you wander from venue to venue in this historic centre.
An anonymous 12th century sculptor, the Master of Cabestany was not recognised until the 1930s when a Romanesque-style tympanum was unearthed during renovation work at the parish church of Cabestany.
Love the big screen but put off by the language barrier? Maybe you’re fluent but can’t bear the dubbed voice overs? Well, English language cinema is not as rare as you might think!
An entire quarter of the old town in Perpignan is taken up by the Palais des Rois de Majorque.
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….)
Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989) once claimed that Perpignan Railway Station was the “Centre of the Universe, because its waiting room is where he got all his best ideas.”
Les Pritchard’s – Eric and Sabine – have brought their all-singing, all-dancing follies to the new Galerie du pavillon des arts behind the obelisk in Port Vendres.
In the courtyard, around the cloister, along the byways of Collioure, the Musée d’art moderne offers a summer programme for all the family.
Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….
Taking a cure in France is a serious business! The medicinal and healing qualities of the thermal waters in Amélie les Bains have been recognised for thousands of years and evidence shows that prehistoric man benefited from its healing and restorative properties.