History of the Pyrenees with Alex Mostaslavski

The history of the Pyrenees

The history of the Pyrenees

Prehistory

The first documented human presence in the Pyrenees is found in Bauma Margineda (Andorra) dated to the Epipaleolithic period, the same place also documented the occupation during the Neolithic periods and the Bronze age.

The presence of Iberian tribes is cited in ancient sources: Bebrics in the central Pyrenees, Iacetans …

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Castles, fortresses and temples of the Pyrenees and around with Mathew Kristes

Miglos castle (Château de Miglos) in French Ariege became one of the strongholds of the Roman Church during the war with the Cathars

On a hill 750 meters high, inaccessible from all sides except the south towards the village of Arkizat, there are the impressive ruins of the medieval castle of Château de Miglos guarding the valley of Vicdessos (vallée de Vicdessos) and protecting access to the valley of Miglos.

Today Vicdessos is a small village with 620 inhabitants …

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Castles, fortresses and temples of the Pyrenees and around with Mathew Kristes

The castle of Lordat (le château de Lordat) is one of the oldest and largest feudal castles in the county of Foix

The castle of Lordat (le château de Lordat), located in the municipality of Lordat (Ariège department) is one of the oldest and largest feudal castles in the county of Foix. This is a classic example of Pyrenean medieval military architecture.

At the foot of the castle lies the village of Lordat (altitude about 900 m above …

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Thermal waters and SPA of the Pyrenees

Thermal tourism and SPA. Hydrogen sulfide baths with hot water in the open air. Saint-Thomas-les-Bains, East Pyrenees, France

Thermal tourism and a healthy lifestyle. Hydrogen sulfide baths with hot water in the open air. Saint-Thomas-les-Bains, East Pyrenees, France

Imagine an amphitheater made of stone, in the center of which is a blue lagoon, and next to it is a round pool for children. This is the outer part of the thermal complex of San …

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Opinion

Our ski resort is a great place for freeride lovers, says the commercial director of the French ski resort Ax 3 Domaines, Jacques Murat Savassem

The commercial director of the ski resort Ax 3 Domaines – Ascou – Monts d’Olmes – Guzet, Jacques Murat Savasem, told all-andorra.com about the advantages of having a winter vacation in the Ariège-Pyrénées region of France:

“Ax 3 Domaines is a ski resort located in Ariege-Pyrenees, near the tiny French town of Ax-les-Thermes (about 60 km …

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All Andorra news / Business and Economy

The head of the government, Antoni Martí, met the prefect of Ariège, Chantal Mauchet, on her first visit to Andorra

photo: Govern

The head of the government, Antoni Martí, met the prefect of Ariège, Chantal Mauchet, on her first visit to Andorra this Wednesday. In the courtesy meeting, the head of the government and the prefect have commented on the issues of interest the two territories share.

The prefect of Ariège was accompanied by the diplomatic …

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