Cédric Hoareau is a mountain guide and professional narrator of the legends of the Catalan Pyrenees. He offers a unique service – organizing walking tours and hiking trails, regardless of the season, to places related to mysterious stories and legends. He tells these legends himself. This type of educational tourism is becoming increasingly popular among …More
Legends and fairy tales of France: the Princess Pyrene or the story of the origin of the name of the Pyrenees mountains
At the dawn of time high up in the mountains in the Lombrives caves, lived the Bekrydes tribe. Their sovereign, named Bebryx, was respected and honored, and his beautiful daughter, Princess Pyrene, was …More
In a country far, far away, where white mountain tops touch the wonderful azure sky, there is an ancient legend about the power of the world that surrounds us, about our unity and about the integrity of all living things.
Once upon a time, a long time ago, among these wonderful mountains there lived a group …More
A magic snowflake
In a small mountain village of Andorra, there lived a little boy called Andre. He lived with his grandmother. His mum died when he was just a baby and his dad had gone to work in a country far away.
Every year on Christmas Eve, Andre saw his neighbours’ families gather in their houses …More
Beast of dove
One summer day, a sparrow saw a dove crying up in a high tree. He flew up to her and asked what had happened. The dove told him her sad story.
She was born slim and beautiful. Everybody had always admired her since her childhood. They said she was like an eagle with her …More
A white birch and a sparrow
Once upon a time, in a small mountain village there lived two lovers. They never parted from each other even for a second, sharing happiness, sorrow and joy.
Once an incredibly pretty girl appeared in their village, her beauty was enchanting, but her cold eyes …More
Little mouse Carlito
Unexpected meetings that change our thoughts and our attitude to people often happen in our life.
Once I made friends with a magician named Carlos. He came from Germany and lived in one of the streets of our town. His eyes, voice and wise thoughts made me stop to listen and speak to him.
The snow was falling quietly or the wise bear cub
The snow was falling quietly, wrapping a winter forest with white snowflakes. A bear cub was waddling through the forest and was rejoicing at every snowflake that touched him. He liked the snow. Suddenly he saw a dove, sitting on a branch and thoughtfully contemplating the …More
He was born in an olive grove where the sun, having risen in the azure sky, caressed the ground with its warm rays and shined onto the trees’ leaves.
From early childhood, Joselito was swift and curious. Once he asked his grandpa, an old and wise rabbit, why the olives matured on the trees in …More
The princess Whiteflower
Once upon a time, high in the mountains in Andorra, a miracle happened: God’s mother appeared. She was called Meritxell, that in Latin means Light in the Middle of the Day; and the local inhabitants began to worship her as their divine patroness. On the place where the miracle had happened, they built …More