Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The castle of Balsareny is a fortress of a Catalan civil Gothic style, located on top of a hill, over the municipality of Balsareny

The castle of Balsareny (cat. El castell de Balsareny) is a fortress of a Catalan civil Gothic style, located on top of a hill, over the municipality of Balsareny, and dated to 951. It is declared cultural asset of national interest.

It has always been linked to the Balsareny lineage and it is in an excellent state …

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Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The Riudabella Castle: an old Cistercian farm converted into a fortified mansion with a historicist style

The Riudabella Castle, or Riudabella Farm, (cat. El Castell de Riudabella, o Granja de Riudabella) is an old Cistercian farm converted into a fortified mansion with a historicist style. It is located in the centre of Riudabella, at the foot of the Poblet forest, in the municipal district of Vimbodí i Poblet (Conca de Barberà). …

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Festivals, holidays and fairs of the Pyrenees and around with Irma Tomas

Valencia city days (Falles de Valencia) in Andorra la Vella, 28th April 2019

Valencia city days (Falles de Valencia) in Andorra la Vella, Friday 26th to Sunday, 28th April

The Fallers Association of the World is bringing to Andorra la Vella the energy and excitement of the famous Valencian Festival of the Falles (huge, complex floats of fantasy people and animals sculpted out of wood, covered in cardboard …

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