The largest skiable domain in the Pyrenees is known as Grandvalira! It stretches over 193km of pistes including the resorts of Soldeu, El Tarter, Pas de la Casa, Grau Roig, Canillo & Encamp. The ski area covers such a wide area so it is definately worth having a Grandvalira piste map on you. You will find Grandvalira piste maps in just about every hotel reception, plus the ticket windows by the foot of the pistes. It is best to carry a piste map with you to help you find your way around, but it also has the mountain restaurants and facilities marked on so you can set meeting points for your group and all get together for lunch!
Languedoc-Roussillon is a French region which is composed of five departments. It is bounded by Spain, Andorra in the south and along the Mediterranean Sea (Gulf of Lions). Other French region limit the regions of Languedoc-Roussillon: Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Rhone-Alpes, Auvergne, Midi-Pyrenees. The natural boundaries are the Pyrenees and the so-called threshold Lauragais, the Cévennes and the Rhône.In 2004, the Regional Council chose a joint new logo symbolizes the sun, which has the motto: "Living in Septimania. In fact, the current president of the Regional Council, Georges Freche wanted to rename the area "Septimania", but then it has to do so. Septimania is an old name, used since the fifth century for the region, but the Department of Lozère was not yet among them. Above all, the Catalans rejected by an overwhelming majority of this amendment. After numerous protests, including a demonstration of about 8,000 people on the 8th October 2005 in Perpignan, Georges Freche was the project of Bezeichnugsänderung in "Septimania" and the name of the region Languedoc-Roussillon "is introduced as an official designation for the Regon.The languages of the region along with French, Occitan (Languedoc, Auvergne, Provence), and Catalan. The name of the region favors Lengadòc-Rosselhon Occitan and Catalan Rosselló-Llenguadoc.