Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Talmont-sur-Gironde and its Sainte-Radegonde church

Talmont-sur-Gironde is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France.

The village is a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (“The most beautiful villages of France”) association.

Former bastide founded by the King of England and Duke of Aquitaine, Edward I in 1284, this small town camped on a …

More
Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Minerve is in the list of “The Most Beautiful Villages Of France”

Minerve (fr. Minerve, Occitan: Menèrba) is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France. Nestled between two canyons covered in Mediterranean garrigue, Minerve is an imposing Cathar medieval city, listed among the most beautiful villages of France (Les Plus Beaux Villages de France).

Built by the Viscounts of Minerve, the village …

More
Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert is in the list of “The most beautiful villages of France”

Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert is one of the Plus Beaux Villages de France (“The most beautiful villages of France”), and the Abbey of Gellone, along with the nearby Pont du Diable were designated UNESCO World Heritages sites in 1999.

Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France. Situated in the narrow valley of …

More
All Andorra news / Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Lagrasse is in the list of the “The most beautiful villages of France”

Lagrasse (fr. Lagrasse, Occitan: La Grassa) is a commune in the Aude department in the Occitanie region of Southern France.  Lagrasse is part of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (“The most beautiful villages of France”) list.

Lagrasse is about 100 km from Perpignan, 40 km from Narbonne, 30 km of Carcassonne. , It lies …

More
The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Fanjeaux and its metal installations

Fanjeaux (Occitan: Fanjaus) is a commune in the Aude department in southern France, Pyrenees.

Fanjeaux is located at the point where the road from Castelnaudary to Limoux crosses the road from Bram to Mirepoix.

Between 1206 and 1215, Fanjeaux was the home of Saint Dominic, the founder of the Roman Catholic Church’s Dominican Order, who preached to the Cathars in the area.

More

Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Eus, the commune of the Eastern Pyrenees, included in the list of the Most Beautiful French Villages

Eus village (fr. Eus) is the commune of the Eastern Pyrenees, included in the list of the most beautiful French villages. It is located between the Conflent valley and the Canigo Mountain.

The village’s distinctive feature is that it is the sunniest village in France. It holds the record for having the most sunny days per year …

More