World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June. During this Environmental Awareness Day, millions of people are committed to preserving the planet. And this year, Another event takes place on the same date: Rendez-vous aux jardins. For three days, from June 3 to 5, nearly 2,200 parks and gardens will open their doors. Animators will be proposed in order to discover the richness and diversity of the green heritage. What events should not be missed in the Pyrenees Orientales?
♦ Go to the parks
What better way to participate in World Environment Day than by visiting a park or garden? This is possible thanks to the “Rendez-vous aux jardins” event. Especially since this nineteenth edition has the theme “Gardens Against Climate Change”. Environmental issues in the spotlight. This cultural event is also a way to remind everyone of the wakeup call when the latest IPCC reports were published. Owners as well as professionals are happy to present this event with the aim of awakening the senses and the conscience. This edition is poetic and committed.
// Also read our article: Pyrenees Orientales celebrates Nature’s Day
♦ Events in the Pyrenees orientales this weekend
in Port Vinders, It is a site considered one of the most beautiful jewels of the Catalan coast that opens its doors: Anse de Paulilles. Visitors will have the opportunity to discover the exhibition “Paulilles, at Midnight”. This image consists of photos, and it shows the nocturnal animals of the site.
in CollioureGuided tours of Fort Saint-Elme Park will be possible. They will make it possible to know the ways to maintain this site. Free visits are allowed.
Saturday 4 and Sunday 5: In Perpignan, the “Gardens in the City” march was planned. Participants will take advantage of this event to allow themselves the charm of the city and nature. However, this event is not part of the “Rendez-vous aux jardins” event.
Saturday only: The Cal Mateu vegetable garden of the Cerdagne Museum in Sainte-Léocadie is special because it is located at an altitude of 1,300 metres. During the guided tours, the public will be able to learn more about the distinguishing characteristics, strengths and weaknesses of this exclusivity. In addition, explanations will be given about the organization that will be certified to deal with climatic conditions.
Sunday only: In Saint-Cyprien, Valérie Joulin, botany expert and director of the Jardin des Plantes Les Capellas, will introduce you to this place during a guided tour.