The Basque Country (Baskonia or Euskadi) is a large and economically developed Autonomous Community in northern Spain, and perhaps the most mysterious of all the Spanish regions. The Basque people’s landscape, climate, character, language, and mentality are not very similar to the typical Spanish ones. There is a lot of greenery, it often rains and …More
Catalan art has gone through a parallel evolution to that of the rest of Europe, following in a diverse way the multiple tendencies that emerged in the context of the history of Western art. Art has always been one of the main means of human expression, allowing humans to communicate ideas, feelings and their relation …More
Antoni Tàpies i Puig, Marquisate of Tàpies (Barcelona, December 13, 1923 – February 6, 2012) was a painter, sculptor and theorist of Catalan art. He was one of the main advocates of informalism and is considered one of the most prominent Catalan artists of the 20th century. Fundació Antoni Tàpies in Barcelona is a study …More
History of Lloret de Mar
The first settlers of Lloret de Mar were the indigets, one of the tribes of the Iberians who used to inhabit the current Catalonia. There are archeological sites from this period in Montbarbat, Puig de Castellet and Turó Rodó.
The site of Montbarbat is on top of a mountain with …More
Plitvice Lakes is a cascade of 16 lakes interconnected by straits and waterfalls. This is a real treasure of Croatia and one of the most beautiful places in Europe. Lakes are on the national park reserve territory, the park covers an area of 300 square meters. km, it is the largest in the country.
The park …More
History of Narbonne
The town rose on the hill of Montlaurès, northwest of the present city, and was a settlement of the tribe of the Elisyces.
The first urban settlement dates from the 6th century BC and took advantage of its good position at the crossroads of the path that followed the coast (the future …More
Contradictory and multifaceted, Geneva is like a separate continent, not at all like other Swiss cities. It has attracted global talents with its unique atmosphere for decades.
The city is more than 2,000 years old, and during this time it managed to be the Holy Roman Empire land, was part of France, and it was finally …More
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Andorra (CCIS) presented a project to build an international airport in Andorra yesterday.
“The main goal of the CCIS is to promote the development of the country’s economic activity and foresee the need to create appropriate infrastructure. Currently, Andorra’s transport connection with neighbouring France and Spain …More
Port-Vendres has existed since the Iron Age, when it was used as a port connected to the Iberian settlement of Illiberis (now Elna).
In the first century of our era, the Roman geographer Pomponi Mela mentions Portus Veneris (the Port of Venus). It is certainly related to the Aphrodisium, or temple of the Venus de …More
The history of Escaldes-Engordany district
Escaldes-Engordany city, or Les Escaldes and Engordany according to the IEC (Institute for Catalan Studies), is a city and the seventh parish of Andorra, created in 1978 from the old homonymous quart of the parish of Andorra la Vella.
The old urban centers of Les Escaldes and were …More