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Montesquieu Castle in the municipality of Osona, Catalan Pyrenees

Montesquiu (cat. Montesquiu) is a municipality in Osona, in Catalonia, Spain. It is located on the banks of the river Ter in the north of the region. The municipality is located on the main route (C17-N260) between Barcelona and Puigcerda.

The main tourist attraction of the municipality is the 13th century Montesquieu castle. It is open …

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Languedoc and Occitania: their history and major tourist attractions

Languedoc and Occitania: their history and major tourist attractions

Languedoc (French version – Languedoc, Occitan version – Lengadòc) is the so-called “historical” region in the south of France. The population of this region traditionally did not speak French, but Occitan. Languedoc is part of Occitania, the center of which, in turn, is the city …

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Miglos castle (Château de Miglos) in French Ariege became one of the strongholds of the Roman Church during the war with the Cathars

On a hill 750 meters high, inaccessible from all sides except the south towards the village of Arkizat, there are the impressive ruins of the medieval castle of Château de Miglos guarding the valley of Vicdessos (vallée de Vicdessos) and protecting access to the valley of Miglos.

Today Vicdessos is a small village with 620 inhabitants …

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Cal Gastó building in El Tarter will be renovated

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The Council of Ministers, on the proposal of the head of Culture, Youth and Sports, Olga Gelabert, has approved the granting of subsidies (aimed at implementing measures of integrated conservation, restoration, maintenance and improvement of the cultural heritage of 2018) to two restoration projects in Cal Gastó, in El Tarter, for an amount …

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A competition for the 3rd phase of the construction of the road between the bridge of Sornàs and the town of Ansalonga is approved

The Council of Ministers approved today, after the proposal of the holder of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainability, Silvia Calvó, the tender for the 3rd phase of the construction of the road between the bridge of Sornàs and the town of Ansalonga, in the parish of Ordino.

This road gives continuity to the existing one from the …

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