Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

Arcangues castle and its library containing more than 10,000 volumes

Arcangues Castle (Château d’Arcangues in French) is located in the Basque lands of France, near Arcangues town (or Arrangoitze in Basque). It is located near Biarritz, in the Atlantic Pyrenees region (Pyrénées-Atlantiques).

The castle rises on a small hill in the middle of a park planted with three-hundred-year-old oaks, overlooking Bayonne on one side and the …

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Andorra and France discuss the promotion of nature tourism

The Minister of Tourism, Veronica Canals, met on Wednesday with the newly appointed General Director of Atout France, Caroline Leboucher, to promote collaboration with the French Tourism Development Agency.

During the meeting, also attended by the Tourism Director, Sergi Nadal, the ambassador of Andorra to France, Eva Descarrega and the Marketing Director of Atout France, Sophie …

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Andorra participates in the second edition of the Paris Peace Forum

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The Head of Government, Xavier Espot, participates in the Paris Peace Forum, convened by the President of the French Republic and co-prince of Andorra, Emmanuel Macron. The second edition of the Forum has brought together more than 6,000 participants, including senior executives, international organizations, companies, associations, NGO’s, foundations and groups of experts.

The …

Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Sorde – an abbey in France that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sorde Abbey (fr. Abbaye de Sorde) is located in a small village of the same name (Sorde-l’Abbaye), located at the intersection of Landes and the Basque Country. It was built in the eleventh century, on the banks of the Gave d’Orlon.

The abbey consists of three architectural objects:

– The Abbey Church (L’abbatiale Saint Jean-Baptiste de Sorde), …