Modern science and engineering with Ivan Stepanyan

Our activity has made the earth grow beyond its own borders, said the Deputy Director of Pic du Midi, Nicolas Bourgeois, a doctorate in geography specialised in star gazing and amateur astronomer

Opened to the general public in 2000, Pic du Midi was categorised in 2003 as a natural park due to the beauty of its landscape. On 19 December 2013, it was labelled as an International Dark Sky Reserve – the first in France. The Deputy Director of Pic du Midi, Nicolas Bourgeois, a doctor in …

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Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Montolieu – a French Village of books, and a favourite place for book collectors, writers, and artists

“The art of reading is the art of thinking with a little help”, – Émile Faguet
(“L’art de lire, c’est l’art de penser avec un peu d’aide”, – Émile Faguet)

Montolieu is a commune in Occitania (France), located 20 minutes northwest of Carcassonne and 45 minutes from Toulouse. The name comes from two words – …

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Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

Mauvaisin castle: a place in the Pyrenees for weddings, seminars, and artists workshops

Mauvaisin Castle is a small, fully restored 18th-century castle with a capacity of 15 people. The castle can be a venue for weddings, private parties, small seminars, or used as art studios.The castle is located in a park surrounded by century-old trees.

The castle is a 35-minute drive from Toulouse, in the small village of Lauragais, …

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Agenda / All Andorra news

National day of our lady of Meritxell, Patroness of Andorra, will be celebrated on Saturday 7th – Sunday, 8th September

National day of our lady of Meritxell, Patroness of Andorra, will be celebrated on Saturday 7th – Sunday, 8th September.

All at the Sanctuary Basilica of Meritxell, Canillo

SATURDAY: EVE OF MERITXELL DAY: 21h Torchlight procession.

21.30h Mass presided over by Mn. Ramon Sàrries, Archpriest of the Valleys.

22.15 Friendly snack and get together in the large cloister, offered …

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Agenda / All Andorra news

La Massana Guided Walks on foot in the mountains

La Massana Guided Walks on foot in the mountains.

Until Saturday, 31st August.

Prices vary from 8€ to 17€

Hiking is the star activity of the summer in La Massana. Many tourists are attracted to the Comapedrosa Natural Park. There are others who prefer lower paths. Guided walking tours are a good way to discover different parts of …

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Interview

We want to create “co-working spaces” here to attract more businessmen and private entrepreneurs, said the Mayor of la Seu d’Urgell, Jordi Fàbrega

Elected in June 2019, the Mayor of la Seu d’Urgell, Jordi Fàbrega, told all-andorra.com about the city’s most important plans, including opening a branch of the INEFC Sports and Research University of Catalonia and setting up GPS systems at the airport of Andorra-la Seu d’Urgell by the spring of next year, so that, finally, the …

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Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The Salses fortress is a modern age castle in a communal territory of Salses in the Rosselló comarca in Northern Catalunya (France)

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 …

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Interview

The new Andorran government has very serious plans related to infrastructure improvements, says the Minister of Economy and Business of Andorra, Jordi Gallardo Fernandez

The Minister of Economy and Business of Andorra, Jordi Gallardo Fernandez talked to all-andorra.com about the new government’s main projects. Among them were the construction of the airport in Andorra with a large capacity, the possible construction of a railway leading to Andorra from both France and Spain and reforming the banking system. He also …

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