Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch / Tourism

The Bellesguard Tower (Antoni Gaudí): the Catalan art nouveau and the Gothic styles

The Bellesguard Tower (Torre Bellesguard), also known as Casa Figueres, was built by Antoni Gaudí between 1900 and 1909, using rectilinear forms rarely seen in his other work. His inspiration was the medieval castle of Martin I, also known as Martin the Humane, the last king of the Catalan dynasty of the House of Barcelona, …

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The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Viella – one of the best central parts of the Pyrenees to start exploring these mountains

Vielha e Mijaran (traditional Catalan name: Viella i Mitjaran; until 1984 Viella – Mitg-Aran) is a municipality in the Aran Valley, formed in 1970 with the annexation of six Aranese municipalities with Viella. The latter is the Aranese capital, head of the municipality, the Valley and its judicial party. Located in the Lleida municipality.

It is …

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Andorra and Catalonia continue to discuss the development of the infrastructure of the airport Andorra – La Seu d’Urgell, which is still out of service

The Minister of the Presidency, Economy and Business of Andorra, Jordi Gallardo, held an official meeting with the Minister of Territory and Sustainability of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Damià Calvet focused on various bilateral issues, such as infrastructure of the airport Andorra – La Seu d’Urgell.

Gallardo and Calvet signed a four year renewal of the …

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Beaujolais – UNESCO Global Geopark

The geographical area of the “Beaujolais” extends along the eastern edge of the Massif Central between the Saône river to the east and the Beaujolais mountains to the west. Located in the Rhône and Saône-et-Loire departments, it is the southern extension of wine-growing Burgundy. The vineyard begins beyond the town of Mâcon and extends over …

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The borders of Andorra remain semi-closed

France. From December 1st, although some measures will be lifted, a filled-in declaration of responsibility form will still be needed to travel and the borders will remain semi-closed, thus jeopardising the presence of French tourists in Andorra for the major Puríssima long weekend.

Catalonia is planning to lift the perimeter closure from November 23rd. The restrictive …

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90% of Andorra’s hotels are expected to close starting this week

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Andorra, Maria Ubach, said that Andorra’s borders are open but, with restrictions to mobility in neighbouring territories, citizens must follow the guidelines set by both France and the Generalitat de Catalunya. To circulate in Catalonia and France it is necessary to do so with the certificates that their governments …

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