Tag Archives: Pyrenees

Walking Tours: Andorra La Vella In Andorra (4K)

Andorra la Vella is the capital of Andorra, in the Pyrenees mountains between France and Spain. It’s known as a duty-free retail hub, with shops lining Meritxell Avenue. The 12th-century Sant Esteve church has baroque altarpieces. Former parliamentary seat Casa de la Vall, dating to 1580, features 16th- and 17th-century murals. The nearby area of Vallnord has resorts with trails for winter sports, plus a bike park.

Coastal Walks: ‘Banyuls-sur-Mer’, France (Video)

Nestling At the heart of the Vermillion Coast, at the foot of the famous terraced vineyard, the delightful seaside town of Banyuls-sur-Mer, home town of the sculptor Aristide Maillol, offers its visitors and holidaymakers a marvellous range of things to explore. With its seafront esplanade, dotted with palm trees, the sandy and pebbly beaches, the marina, thalassotherapy institute, wine cellars, and also the aquarium of the Arago Laboratory, which displays Mediterranean fauna, the underwater path of the marine nature reserve of Cerbère-Banyuls, and the Mediterranean garden of Mas de la Serre, Banyuls-sur-Mer really provides a wide range of attractions!

Travel & Culture Video: ‘The French Pyrenees’

Surrounded by 16 peaks, the cirque de Gavarnie is a must-see for lovers of hiking. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, it’s one of the natural wonders of France’s Pyrenees. Philippe loves these mountains and spends all his time here. He appreciates the peace and quiet that nature offers. Philippe is also the manager of one of the region’s hostels, where he welcomes passing hikers. Next door, we meet farmer Pascal and his flock of sheep. 

Travel & Nature Videos: “Mountain Dreams” By Wildglimpses (2020)


Filmed and Edited by: Raul Tomas Granizo (Wildglimpses)

In these uncertain days, locked up in our houses watching the world from the window, we can only dream. Dream about the wild places we once visited, its pristine mountains, deep valleys and forests full of wildlife.

But now (more than ever), we should keep dreaming with our eyes wide open with all those corners that we have left to visit and that will remain there when all this finally ends…

Dedicated to all the victims of Covid-19 and their families/friends

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