Exceptional historical sites in Languedoc France

arles roman baths365The Languedoc is an amazing historical region of France to discover. It has more historic sites to explore than any other region of France outside of Paris. Within the Languedoc, there are 6 UNESCO World heritage sites, as well as numerous other tourist sites covering Paleolithic cave paintings, Roman monuments, Cathar ruins, medieval hilltop villages and remnants from the early industrial age.

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Ecluses de Fonseranes, Beziers 9 locks on Canal du Midi

9locks2The 9 Locks (Neuf Ecluses) of the Canal du Midi, on the outskirts of Beziers, is a wonderful feat of Engineering. A series of 9 canal locks allows the canal barges to descend by 20m from the high point of the canal, down to the lower stretch, just by the power of water alone. 

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International airports South France

airports south france365bThere are 10 international airports in South France with regular services from UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, continental Europe, Canada and USA. Here we detail the cheapest flight routes to South France during 2020 and the frequency of the flights. The list of international airports in South France includes Nice and Toulon airports in Cote d'Azur, Marseille and Avignon airports in Provence, and Nimes, Montpellier, Beziers, Carcassonne and Perpignan airports in the Languedoc.

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Beziers airport in South of France

beziers airport366Beziers airport in South of France, serves the holiday region of Languedoc. Beziers airport, or Beziers Cap d'Agde Airport to give it its full name, began serious operations in 2009 and has helped to open up the local Beziers area to tourism and holiday home owners.

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Flights to Perpignan airport South France 2020

perpignan airportPerpignan airport is the Southern most airport in mainland France. The airport at Perpignan has recently undergone a much need refurbishment and it has expanded its schedule of flights. Cheap flights to Perpignan airport during 2020 can be found from the following destinations:

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Cheap flights to Carcassonne airport France 2020

carcassonne airport franceCarcassonne airport provides cheap flights to Languedoc and the South of France, mainly through Ryanair (from UK, Ireland & Netherlands), but also with Iberia to Alicante and Atlas to Algeria. The 2020 schedule of flights to Carcassonne airport continues the upward trend of passenger numbers to this busy French airport.

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6 low cost Airports in Languedoc Roussillon, South France

marseille airportThere are 6 low cost airports in Languedoc Roussillon which provide cheap flights to Languedoc from the UK, Ireland and continental Europe. The 2020 schedule of flights to the Languedoc-Roussillon airports includes more destinations than ever. With Ryanair and Easyjet still offering great deals on cheap flights to the Languedoc, now is the time to plan your next holiday in Languedoc. 

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Best places to visit in Languedoc Roussillon

saint guilhem2There are plenty of interesting places to visit in Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. This popular French holiday destination has long sunny days, Mediterranean beaches and plenty of tourist attractions. The Languedoc region is also home to thousands of miles of walks and bike rides; National Parks and wildlife reserves (such as the Camargue and the Cevennes); thermal springs and spas; grottoes and caves; and plenty of ancient historical sites covering the whole of the Languedoc's long history. Here we summarize some of the best places to visit in Languedoc Roussillon.

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Things to do in Languedoc region, France

weather6The Languedoc region of France is a popular French holiday destination, with long sunny days, Mediterranean beaches and plenty of tourist facilities. The Languedoc is also home to thousands of miles of walks and bike rides; National Parks and wildlife reserves (such as the Camargue and the Cevennes); thermal springs and spas; grottoes and caves; and plenty of ancient historical sites covering the whole of the Languedoc's long history. All in all, you are not going to be short things to do in the Languedoc region of France, if you are visiting on you holidays.

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The Lozere, France

cirque navacellesThe Lozère department, France, is named after Mont Lozère, and is situated on the southern tip of the Massif Central. This inland department was first created in 1790 after the French Revolution. Lozère is the northernmost part of the current Languedoc-Roussillon region and is surrounded by the departments of Cantal, Haute-Loire, Ardèche, Gard and Aveyron.

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The Pyrénées-Orientales department, France

pyreneesThe Pyrénées-Orientales department is located in the South of the Languedoc region of France bordering Spain and the Mediterranean Sea. The Pyrénées-Orientales department is a beautiful area of France, with stunning mountain ranges, a golden coastal area and in between, many vineyards. 

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St Gilles du Gard, France

st gilles du gardSitting on the edge of the Petite Camargue, South of France, the old town of Saint-Gilles is a pleasant place to wander around. St Gilles - or Saint-Gilles-du-Gard as it is officially known - is a lovely old town to explore.

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Where is the Aude department in France

carcassonne2The Aude department in the South of France is named after the river Aude, but it also goes under the title of "Cathar Country" on account of its many Cathar relics. The Aude department is located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountains and it is surrounded by the departments of Pyrénées-Orientales, Ariège, Haute-Garonne, Tarn, and Hérault, with the Golfe du Lion to the east.

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Holidays in Menton South of France

menton girlThe coastal town of Menton is a beautiful place for a holiday in the South of France. For centuries, Menton has attracted visitors on account of its micro-climate and it still remains one of the sunniest towns in France. Menton has a good range of beaches in the lovely bay and the old town is a great place to walk around. It is easy to see why thousands of visitors choose to holiday in Menton each year.

 

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Where is Menton France?

menton franceThe coastal resort of Menton, France, is located on the French Riviera in between Nice, Monaco and the Italian border. Menton is easily accessed by train from Nice and there is a direct bus to Nice Aiport and Monaco.

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What is Cassis?

cassis366If you are wondering what is Cassis, the answer is that it is actually one of four things. Cassis is a beautiful seaside town in the South of France, famous for its crystal clear turquoise waters and rocky inlets. Cassis is also

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Where is Cassis France?

cassis366Cassis, France, is a town 20 kilometres (12 miles) east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France. Cassis lies between Marseille and Toulon on the eastern end of the French Riviera. Cassis is 2 hours drive from Nice and Cannes. It takes just 3 hours 45 mins to travel by train from Paris to Cassis.

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Visit Nice France in December

nice christmas marketIf you are looking for a good place for a winter break, then visiting Nice, France in December enables you to benefit from the mild Mediterranean weather, the lower air fares and accommodation costs and you also get to enjoy the large Nice Christmas market held throughout December and early January.

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