Wine Quote of the Week

"Days of wine and roses laugh and run away,
Like a child at play"
Johnny Mercer

Thursday, March 12, 2009

10 Good reasons to visit the Pyrenees Orientales in April

1. Excellent wine tours run by the French Tour Co. See our Red Beret Wine Tour

2. 11 - 19 April : The kite festival in Port Leucate , attracting worldwide kite surfers to the area and a wonder to watch.

3. 3 - 11 April : 22nd Sacred Music Festival in Perpignan with lots of international acts ~ Perpignan

4. 10 - 13 April : One of the biggest antique fairs in the South of France ~ Perpignan

5. Stay in fab gites with your bilingual hosts . See

6. Easter festivities : the Good Friday Sanch procession in Perpignan and Collioure is a sight to behold

7. Visit the museum of modern art in Ceret and see the works of Matisse, Picasso et al

8. Partake in a "why french women don't get fat tour" in the sunny climes of the south of France while escaping the doom and gloom of recessionary blues

9. Beat the credit crunch : Eat a dozen oysters washed down with muscat wine for less than 10 euros

10. It's sunny, the sky is blue and it's lunch al fresco!

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