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Languedoc-Rousillon Region

The luscious Languedoc-Rousillon region of France, hovering near Spain and dotted by the Pyrenees Mountains, is sun-kissed and delightful. It features great beaches, quaint Medieval villages, outdoor recreation and the world's most popular nudist town. The wineries here produce robust varieties with cheap pricetags. Since the region is relatively undiscovered, the prices are low.

Languedoc Cities
The Languedoc region includes five departments, and each one has an amazingly diverse personality for such a small geographic area. You could easily plan an entire vacation around exploring each department, and each one's unique capital city. You will find these Languedoc cities.

Top Mediterranean Cities in the South of France
Stretching around the French Mediterranean coast, here are the top cities from Perpignan in the far west near the Spanish border, to Nice near the Italian border. Each city has its own very special character. All have old parts to explore, attractions ranging from museums to cathedrals, from festivals to markets, cafes for people watching,...

Perpignan from Paris by Train, Car and Flight
How to Get from Paris to Perpignan by train, car and flight. Use this information resource to plan your journey in France.

Travel from Paris and London to Nimes in southern France
How to Get from Paris to Nimes by train, car and flight. Use this information resource to plan your journey in France.

Languedoc Wines
The Languedoc region produces more wine than any other region in France and consists of more than a third of the entire country’s vineyard acreage. You can get far more bang for your buck with these wines than many others of similar quality.

Paris to Montpellier by Train, Car and Flight
How to Get from Paris to Montpellier by train, car and flight. Use this essential information resource to plan your journey in France.

Paris or London to Toulouse by Train, Car and Flight
How to Get from Paris and London to Toulouse by train, car and flight. Use this information resource to plan your journey in France.

Guide to Aigues-Mortes
Aigues-Mortes in the Camargue area of Languedoc-Roussillon is one of France’s most romantic towns. Called the ‘City of Dead Waters’ and in the middle of lagoons, this perfectly preserved medieval walled town conjures up the past with its fortifications, massive walls, towers and chapels.

How to Get from London and Paris to Albi by train, car and flight
How to Get from London and Paris to Albi by train, car and flight. Use this information resource to plan your journey in France.

Southern France Travel
Here is a quick guide to travel to the three major areas of southern France; Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence, the French Riviera and Monaco.

The Toulouse-Lautrec Museum in Albi, Languedoc
The new Toulouse Lautrec Museum, now completely renovated, re-opened to the public in April 2012. It’s housed in the stunning Palais de la Berbie, or Bishop’s Palace, beside the cathedral. It fits perfectly into the red-brick setting of Albi, a beautiful city in the Tarn, in Languedoc.

Top Mediterranean Beaches from the Pyrenees to Hyeres.
The western part of the Mediterranean runs from the Pyrenees near the Spanish border to the charming Islands off Hyeres just ear Saint Tropez. Follow our guide to find the best beaches on this gorgeous stretch which offers long sandy beaches and charming headlands.

Ancient Roman Wines in France -- A Fountain of Youth in a Bottle?
Read about the Fountain of Youth in a Bottle. At a winery in Languedoc, in the South of France, a French winemaker is using ancient Roman recipes with surprising results.

Hotels in Aigues-Mortes
Aigues-Mortes in the Petit Camargue area of Languedoc-Roussillon is one of France’s most romantic cities. This perfectly preserved walled town has some beautiful hotels where you feel as if you have stepped back four centuries, but with all of today's comforts.

Côte Vermeille
The magnificent vistas of the Côte Vermeille have inspired some of the world’s most famous artists—indeed, they sparked an entire style of painting. It’s easy to see why. As you stand at one of several overlooks, the Mediterranean crashes several stories below. Craggy mountains pierce the sea. Steeply sloping vineyards speckle the landscape and crowd the coastline. Spain’s rugged shore, the Costa Brava, can be spotted just to the south.

Limoux Carnaval 2011
Limoux Carnival in Languedoc-Roussillon is the world's longest running carnival. This year it's from January 30th to April 10th, 2011, bands playing traditional music and revellers in costumes fill the arcades.

Languedoc Roussillon Region of France
The Languedoc Roussillon Region of France is an undiscovered gem filled with breathtaking coastline, some of France's best cuisine, rich Medieval history and amazing architecture like chateaux (castles) and cathedrals. Find out the basics of visiting the Languedoc Roussillon Region of France.

Southern France Travel
Here is a quick guide to travel to the three major areas of southern France; Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence, the French Riviera and Monaco.

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