Carcassonne is a fortified city in the Aude department, Occitania, France. The city is one of the most important historical places in France: not so much because of the age of the fortress, but its scale – a picturesque medieval town with streets, houses and churches hidden behind three lines of fortified walls. The Mayor …More
The County Archive of the Alt Urgell catalogued a parchment with what would be one of the oldest testimonies of the “baixada de falles” in the Pyrenees, dated February 5, 1543, in which clear reference is made to the region of the Alt Urgell. The document in question, found …More
The Association Pirineus Watt (PW) is developing a network of cultural routes, to promote the hydroelectric heritage and landscape of the Pyrenees. The first of them is the Pearson Route, named in honour of Frederick Stark Pearson, the engineer who in the early twentieth century contributed greatly to the production …More
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 …More
The first two-day Inter-Pyrenees Congress ended in La Seu d’Urgell, the Catalan city bordering Andorra, with a participation of 180 media representatives of the Pyrenees publishing information in Catalan. The event was attended by journalists and editors of the Basque Country, Navarra, Aragon, Catalonia, Ariege, Andorra, the Balearic Islands and Valencia. Among …More
PIRIBUS – a traveling exhibition that has already been to 13 places in the Pyrenees, will stop in Andorra.
The goal is to appreciate the Pyrenees heritage based on its natural, cultural and tourist elements with environmental education as the main tool. The exhibition covers four areas: geological history, landscapes, biodiversity and the history of mankind. …More
The Salses castle (fortress) is a modern age castle in a communal territory of Salses in the Rosselló comarca in Northern Catalunya (France). From a chronological perspective it is the third of the Salses castles, after the Vell Castle and Castle Reial.
This castle today serves as a Museum of Salses History. It is located in …More
Eus village (fr. Eus) is the commune of the Eastern Pyrenees, included in the list of the most beautiful French villages. It is located between the Conflent valley and the Canigo Mountain.
The village’s distinctive feature is that it is the sunniest village in France. It holds the record for having the most sunny days per year …More
Fort Liberia (fr. Fort Libéria) is located in the city Villefranche-de-Conflent (France) in the Eastern Pyrenees department, at the confluence of the Têt and Сadi rivers.
The Fort was built by the French marshal, Vauban, after the Catalonia territory partition between France and Spain by the Treaty of the Pyrenees (year 1681) at the same time …More