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Couserans Transhumances - Ariège
During the transhumances, one can accompany the heards while lots of events are enhancing the very important happening : meals, foklore shows...
Each year, in June, for over 10.000 sheep, 1000 cows and hundreds of horses are being taken to about ten different summer high altitude pastures in the Couserans district.
From 4th to 12 june - PROGRAMME
Transhumance in Pays Massatois : 4th june - 05 61 96 92 76
Transhumance in Bethmale : 5th june - 09 67 11 26 69
Transhumance in Biros : 4th june - 05 61 96 72 64
Transhumance in Haut-Salat : 10 - 12 june - 05 61 96 00 01
Information : 09 67 11 26 69
Fishing season in Ariège
Mountain lake opening (+1000 metres high) : 28th May to 2nd October
Lac de Bethmale and Etang de Lers opening period : from 30th April to 2nd October
New in 2016 : the APPAM of St-Girons created a 1000 metres long Trout Leisure route on the Salat River in St-Girons : it’s a 1st category, easily accessible route with regular high density fish supply for easy angling.
The route is specially recommended to beginners wanting to initiate to trout angling.
Fishing permits are for sale at the St-Girons Tourist Office - place Alphonse Sentein in Saint-Girons 05 61 96 26 60
« L'Assiette » ... a new identity in the Michelin Red Guide
Seven dining establishments are entering the new signature of the Michelin guide : Le Phoebus, Didier Lamotte (Foix); Les Remparts, Géraldine Portoles (Mirepoix); Le Carré de l'Ange, Paul Fontvieille (Saint-Lizier); L’Auberge d'Antan, Laurent Bubola (Saint-Girons); La Petite maison, Pao Magny (Lorp Sentaraille); A la Montanha, Philippe Lacube (Les Cabannes); Auberge Pierre Bayle, Fernand De Oliveira (Carla Bayle).
Being selected by the inspectors of the Michelin guide is a wonderful recognition.
“Quality produce and the chef’s extra touch: simply a good meal ». That’s the definition of the « Michelin Red Guide »’s new signature.
Also see The producers and local produces