Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Gellone Abbey – UNESCO heritage

Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert Abbey or Gellone Abbey (fr. L’abbaye de Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert ou abbaye Saint-Sauveur de Gellone) is a Benedictine abbey in Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, Hérault in France, 40 km from Montpellier. It was founded in 804 by an Aquitanian aristocrat of the Carolingian era, William of Gellone (742-812), known in Occitan as ‘Guilhelm’.

It was listed as a historic monument …

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Andorra defends cultural policies as a key element in sustainable development

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The Minister of Culture and Sports of Andorra, Sílvia Riva, highlighted the commitment of the Government to promote cultural policies aligned with sustainable development, that contribute to the fulfilment of the 2030 agenda.

The Minister of Culture and Sports, Silvia Riva participated this morning in the debate: “Culture and heritage, the renewable energy …


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 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 …

What to do today? Cultural events in Andorra with Clare Allcard

PICK OF THE WEEK: Monday, 27th May – Sunday, 2nd June, 2019

PICK OF THE WEEK: Monday, 27th May – Sunday, 2nd June, 2019


Wednesday, 29th May at 21.30h at the National Auditorium, Ordino. (Tickets: 15€, side gallery seats: 8€. Carnet jove with advanced booking, 15% discount.

The 2019 Season of the National Auditorium Christina Rosenvinge: A Blond Man. We are pleased to present the winner of the 2018, …

The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Villefranche de Conflent, the picturesque medieval town in France and UNESCO monument

Villefranche de Conflent (Villefranche-de-Conflent in French or Vilafranca de Conflent in Catalan) is a French commune, located in the Eastern Pyrenees Department, in the Occitanie Region.

All signs at the entrance to the city and Fort Liberia are bilingual, they are in French and Catalan.


Villefranche de Conflent is in Occitanie, at the confluence of …

All Andorra news / Politics

Andorra supports the principles of developing a “green” economy, paying great attention to the rational use of natural resources, said Olga Gelabert during 39th General Conference of UNESCO

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The Minister of Culture of Andorra, Olga Gelabert, took part in the 39th General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which was held in Paris on 2d November. The Andorran delegation also included Ambassador of Andorra in France, UNESCO Permanent Delegate Cristina Rodríguez and Secretary-General of the …