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
Dax (fr. Dax) is a commune in the south of France in the Landes department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. This region is part of the Gascogne historic province.
The region is known for a large number of hot springs. However, not all of them are open to the public. The Dax sources are not spa resorts, but …More
Bayonne (fr. Bayonne) is a city in the Atlantic Pyrenees (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), in the south-west of France. The city location is between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees massive foothills, at the confluence the Niv (la Nive) and Adur (l’Adour) rivers. The city has over 50,000 inhabitants, making it the second-largest city in the Pau department.
Pau (fr. Pau) is a city and commune in southwestern France, the administrative center of the Atlantic Pyrenees department in the New Aquitaine region. Pau is a city with a rich history. It is called a city with a “magnificent terrace overlooking the Pyrenees” (fr. splendide terrasse sur les Pyrénées). It is one hundred kilometers …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
Biarritz (fr. Biarritz) – a luxury resort town belonging to the Atlantic Pyrenees Department (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), the New Aquitaine Region in southwestern France. Its current Basque name is Biarritz (or Miarritze), and its current Gascon name is Biàrrits.
It is also one of the major French seaside resorts on the Atlantic coast, alongside Arcachon, Royan, Les Sables-d’Olonne and La …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
The French Riviera (fr. Côte d’Azur) is the Mediterranean coastline of the southeast corner of France.
The Côte d’Azur is a term coined in 1887 by Stéphen Liégeard in his book of the same name which was used to describe his trip on the coasts of Provence and Liguria, more precisely between Hyères and Genoa. Its …More
LOURDES IS THE SECOND MOST IMPORTANT TOURIST CENTER OF FRANCE AFTER PARIS AND THE THIRD MOST IMPORTANT AFTER THE RELIGIOUS CENTER OF ROME AND THE HOLY LAND
Lourdes (French: Lourdes) is a French municipality located in the Hautes-Pyrénées department of the Occitanie region.
Being the center of the Catholic pilgrimage since 1858, the city annually receives 6 …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