Toulouse

Ideally situated in the heart of Southern France, between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean, the cosmopolitan and enthusiastic Ville Rose joyously mixes heritage and lifestyle, great cultural events and festival pleasures. Toulouse is an absolute must for everyone wanting to explore France. read more...

Castelnaudary

Castelnaudary is one of those innumerable French country towns that boast no particular sights but are nonetheless a real pleasure to spend a couple of hours in, having coffee or shopping for a picnic in the market. Today it serves as an important commercial centre for the rolling Lauragais farming country hereabouts, as it once was for the traffic on the Canal du Midi. read more...

Canal du Midi

The Canal du Midi was built to serve as a shortcut between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, avoiding the long sea voyage around hostile Spain, Barbary pirates, and a trip that in the 17th century took a full month to complete.

Carcassonne

Set high up on a hill, Carcassonne's ancient walled city is Disneyworld-perfect. This fairytale collection of drawbridges, towers and atmospheric cobbled streets was reputedly the inspiration for Walt Disney's The Sleeping Beauty, and it's a must-see on any trip through this part of southern France. Its medieval core, the city, was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1997.
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La Montagne Noire

In the Montagne Noire region of southern France it could still be the 1950s, with few ATMs and petrol stations, but plenty of rural charm, chatty locals and trout-filled streams. read more...

Narbonne

All in all, Narbonne is not a bad destination. True, it has none of the grandeur of Avignon or Carcassonne, but it's still a pleasant place to wind up for a couple of days wandering around the old medieval core and its lively streets. read more...

Gruissan

Gruissan is a seaside resort and a village in the Gulf of Lion located in the urban area of Narbonne , between La Clape and the Mediterranean Sea . The old village, between the ponds , consists of narrow streets flowing around a large block of limestone on which lie the remains of an ancient castle , the tower Barbarossa . The village is a circulade. read more...

Wine

Languedoc-Roussillon is currently one of the world's most interesting wine making regions (Master of Wine Matthew Stubbs describes it as "the most exciting and spectacular place to make wine on Earth"), and its huge range of wines are widely acknowledged by critics and experts as worthy of attention, awards and accolades. read more...

Markets

Whether you're visiting the Languedoc on holiday or you're a regular visitor, then experiencing the local markets is a real treat. Buzzing with life, full of colour, aromas and sounds; the markets of Languedoc is where you will find some of the best local produce in the South of France. read more...

Golf

The area offers 300 days of golfing sunshine a year... Golfing and golf courses abound in Languedoc Roussillon, South France. The weather and beautiful scenery of Languedoc combine to make the region a haven for golfers. The variety of courses also makes playing here fun, with high-altitude courses such as Font-Romeu and Lamalou-les-Bains as well as several coastal courses. read more...

La Moulinasse

This exceptional country residence with large arches built traditionally in stone and bricks, comprising a former owner's domain, the farmer's house, stables and barn is surrounded by its own gardens and mature woods. It is situated on 3 acres of parkland in the heart of the Lauragais hills, just about 30 kms east of Carcassonne and about 9 kms from Castelnaudary.

Languedoc Roussillon

The Languedoc-Roussillon is one of the most fascinating areas of Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the east and the Pyrenees Mountains to the south. It benefits from an exceptional climate (a "Mediterranean Climate") and has an unusually rich wildlife, a spectacular coast, and surprising history.

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