Attractions of the Languedoc Region
Mediterranean Sea Coastline
The Languedoc Roussillon bordering the blue Mediterranean sea has a host of seaside resorts .
Adge (near Béziers), much of the town is built from the black volcanic rock of Mont St Loup which dominates nearby “Cap d’Agde.
Cevenne Hills & Pyrénée mountains
The Cevenne hills bordering the northern side of Languedoc Roussillon are host to the Gorges du Tarn and the Parc National des Cevennes a walker’s paradise.
Carcassonne is renowned for Cathar history and the Châteaux Cathars of the Minervois.
Béziers for the Canal du Midi, built by Pierre Paul Riquet.
Montpellier has become the “capital” of the Languedoc.
Perpignan, Pézenas, Uzès have totally different identities and are all worth a visit.
Meze, Marseillan, Sète
The fishing ports of Meze, Marseillan and Sète are worth a visit. At Sète the Canal du Midi joins the Mediterranean via the Bassin de Thau - a sea lake.
Abbaye de Valmagne and Fontfroide are 13th century cistercian abbeys, still intact. There is also the Abbey of Saint Guilhem.