News of Pyrenees

Tour de France, July 21: preparations for this international event

This year, the arrival of the Tour de France in Ariège will be at Prat d’Albis.

The reception of the runners and spectators will involve 6 municipalities of the Agglomeration Pays Foix Varilhes Community:

Foix

Prayols

Ferrières

Montoulieu

Ganac

Brassac

and also those of Saurat, Arignac, Bedeilhac …

Meetings between these communes with the security and relief services took place in December 2018 and …

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Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

The magic of the Lombrives. The stunning Lombrives caves are the widest in Europe

Lombrives cave is located in Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains, at the eastern edge of the Pyrénées Ariégeoises Natural Regional Park, Ariège, southwestern France (N20 road from Andorra to Foix, about 1 hour by car from Andorra).

The magic of the Lombrives. The stunning Lombrives caves are the widest in Europe. You can choose from several routes, lasting between one and …

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History of Europe with Alex Mostaslavski: Spain, France, Pyrenees

History of France: the city of Foix and Henry IV (Navarre) – the future king of France and the founder of the Bourbon dynasty

History of France: the city of Foix and Henry IV (Navarre) – the future king of France and the founder of the Bourbon dynasty

849: Submission of the Abbey of Foix by Charles “Bald” (Charles le Chauve) to Abbey of Saint-Tiberius

Around 1002: the first mention of the Chateau de Foix

1167: All new inhabitants of …

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