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Villefranche de Conflent, the picturesque medieval town in France and UNESCO monument

Villefranche de Conflent (Villefranche-de-Conflent in French or Vilafranca de Conflent in Catalan) is a French commune, located in the Eastern Pyrenees Department, in the Occitanie Region.

All signs at the entrance to the city and Fort Liberia are bilingual, they are in French and Catalan.

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Narbonne and its Canal de la Robine classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO

Narbonne (in Occitan, Narbona pronounced [naɾˈbunɔ]) is a city in Languedoc. Administratively, it is a French commune of the region of Occitania, in the department of Aude. With 50,000 inhabitants, called narbonesos, it is the main town of the department of Aude and capital of a district and a canton (territorial subdivision).

In the canton of …

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Pals and its sights

Pals (cat. Pals) is a town and municipality of the comarca Baix Empordà (Spain, Catalonia). It borders with the municipalities of Torroella de Montgrí, Fontanilles, Palau-sator, Torrent, Regencós and Begur. The name of the town comes from the Latin “palus”, which means wetland and refers to the nearby wetlands.

It is part of the Montgrí, Medes …

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Vernet-les-Bains, a small French Town in the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees Regional Natural Park

Vernet-les-Bains (French: Vernet-les-Bains, Catalan: Vernet) is a small French town situated at the foot of the Canigó mountain (2,785 meters), in the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees regional natural park in the South of France.

Here you can come across a mild climate which boasts more than 300 sunny days a year.

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Verges is a municipality in the Baix Empordà region, located on the left bank of the River Ter

Verges (cat. Verges) is a municipality in the Baix Empordà region, located on the left bank of the River Ter. It has a population that from the mid-nineteenth century ranges between 1000 and 1200 inhabitants.

It is certain, thanks to written documentation, that Verges is 1050 years old, although most likely it is much older. In …

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