Languedoc-Roussillon Holidays

Languedoc-Roussillon is a wonderful place to live or spend holidays. It is a region of history and tradition. Its strenghts are its weather, its location near the Mediterranean and Spain and its breathtaking landscapes. Here is a quick review of the best places to stay in, and what to do there.

Places of interest

  • Alès, located just 25 minutes from Nîmes. It lies at the feet of the Cévennes next to the Cévennes National Park. Its wide streets and promenades as well as the 'green' town centre make this area very attractive.
  • Carcassonne is a medieval town located on the right bank of the river Aude. It is mentioned on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Its 52 towers and 2 rings of town walls make 3 km of battlements.

Also to discover

  • Typical villages: many small and authentic villages must be discovered.

    -Anduze, typical medieval town

    -Béziers with its cathedral and its proximity to Spain

    -Montpellier and its huge cultural, scientific and artistic heritage

    -Narbonne, the Visigoth kings’ former residence

    -Nimes and its harvest festivals

    -Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, stunning medieval village on the route to Santiago de Compostela

    -Sète and its authentic harbour.

Return to Languedoc-Roussillon Home Page