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Ille sur Têt Ille sur Têt (...)
Le Boulou …. bloody battles and bold (...)
"Spain to the left of me, (...)
Les deux Corbères by Deb Corbère les (...)
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Perpignan Perpignan is the capital of (...)
Where the Pyrenees meet (...)
Prades The town of Prades has a (...)
Saint Cyprien Miles of golden sands, a (...)
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Vernet-les-Bains "I came here in (...)
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- Le Boulou
Le Boulou …. bloody battles and bold boy’s bottoms Je vais AU Boulou - not ’à le Boulou’. THE BATTLE It is 1793.The Spanish Royalist Army holds the Tech valley, Collioure, and Port-Vendres on the coast. It isn’t looking good for the French (...) read more...
- Le Perthus
Le Perthus "Spain to the left of me, France is to the right, here I am… stuck in the middle with you” Stealers wheel Between France and Spain on the N9 is a strange no man’s land dedicated to consumerism. Stroll down the ’route principale’ of Le Perthus from (...) read more...
- Saint Cyprien
Saint Cyprien Miles of golden sands, a port so full of yachts the masts almost obscure the palm trees, a golf club of some renown, restaurants, bars, a casino, a discothèque, quayside fishing boats, sporting opportunities galore, an old village centre with excellent art galleries, the watery (...) read more...
Perpignan Perpignan is the capital of the Catalan region and the centre of Catalonia culture.The town owes much of its heritage and cultural development to the kings of Majorca, responsible for the transformation of Perpignan into a thriving trading post during the middle ages. The (...) read more...
Argelès-sur-Mer At the foot of the Albères mountain range, just a short drive away from the Spanish border lies Argelès. Its name comes from the Latin ’argila’ meaning clay. Its motto, ’qui s’hi acosta, té resposta’ means ‘he who rubs himself up (...) read more...
- Markets in Perpignan
Perpignan markets MARCHE AUX PUCES Flea market Tous les dimanches matin every Sunday morning 7h - 13h45 Avenue du Palais des Expositions)] BROCANTEURS ET ANTIQUAIRES Antiques and bric-a-brac Tous les samedis every Saturday 8h - 18h Allées Maillol (in (...) read more...
Coustouges by Charlotte Lomax Coustouges is the epitome of the kind of sleepy, southern village that lies at the heart of every Francophile’s perception of rural France; the land of men walking home from the village shop with their bread baguettes every morning; of (...) read more...
- Toreilles, Leucate, Port Barcarès
Toreilles, Leucate, Port Barcarès Between the mouth of the Tet at Canet and the mouth of the Agly at Toreilles the land is flat, often sandy and reed covered. Lots of horses and riding establishments line the road, lots of fields of vegetables as well. Toreilles has a charming old (...) read more...
Port-Vendres Where the Pyrenees meet the Mediterranean, its deep harbour bustling with activity, lies the attractive fishing village of Port Vendres. On the N114 only 30 odd kms from Perpignan, with its own railway station and bus service, it is easy to get to. No one knows the exact (...) read more...
Prades The town of Prades has a bustling and lively market atmosphere with a wide variety of colourful shops, restaurants and cafés. The beauty of this town has got to be its enviable position giving you easy access to all that the P-O has to offer!This sous-prefecture, at the foot of (...) read more...