Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

Evol Castle rises above the eponymous village near the town of Olette, in the Eastern Pyrenees Department

Evol Castle (fr. Château d’Evol) rises above the eponymous village near the town of Olette, in the Eastern Pyrenees Department (Pyrénées-Orientales), and the Occitania Region (this region was created following the merger of the Languedoc Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées regions). There is another picturesque village, Thuès d’Evol (within three minutes by car) that is smaller in …

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

The history of the Pyrenees: сhronology of major facts

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 …

More
Sponsored

Fairy tales are the best therapy, people forget about their everyday routine and start a magical journey with me, said Cédric Hoareau, a mountain guide and professional narrator

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