Clear blue skies, golden sandy beaches and warm crystal clear waters make this region a very popular holiday destination for both sun worshippers and watersports enthusiasts.
The newer stylish resorts on the coast such as Cape d'Agde have become some of the most favoured of the French tourist havens.
Travel back in time as you move inland and visit the rural towns and pretty villages. Vineyards flourish in Languedoc with Béziers being the wine producing capital of the region.
This much sought after attractive hillside site with modern facilities is great for families with babies and younger children. Le Bois de Valmarie is jsut 100m from the beach and offers both first class facilities along with exceptional views at the foot of the Pyrenees.
Lying at the foot of the Pyrenees and just two kilometers from the sea, La Sirene and neighbouring lively resort of Argeles sur Mer have all the ingredients for an action-packed holiday. The fantastic tropical pool complex, complete with the waterslides, whirlpool and waterfalls will no doubt keep the whole family occupied.
More relaxed than its sister site, La Sirene, yet with access to all the entertainment, this site is perfect for families and couples looking for flexibility on holiday. Just across the road La Sirene is its sister site L’Hippocampe, with its own Roman- style pool complex with waterfalls and waterslides sits beauftifully at the foot of the Pyrenees.
This beautiful medieval town has been perfectly restored to its former glory. Its strategic position offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Ramparts, turrets, ancient buildings make a visit to Carcassonne obligatory for the lover of history and architecture.
An 11th century town where fragments of ancient walls and huge ramparts remain. Take the Le Petit Train Jaune (little yellow train) through the gorges and along the towering viaducts. This is an ideal way to discover the surrounding countryside.
Is famous for its cherry production and in springtime is a mass of glorious pink blossoms. The Spanish influence is evident in its many bullfights and the sardana dance festival in August.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site; this aqueduct was built in the 1st century BC to channel huge amounts of water to the Roman settlement at Nîmes, Languedoc.
Renowned for its rugby and (bullfights!) Béziers is the wine producing capital of the Languedoc. The lovely old quarter of this ancient walled town must be visited.
Aromatic spices, couscous and paella are amongst the delicacies that can be purchased in the Arab quarter of this Catalan town – the capital of Roussillon. Dance the sardana during the twice weekly summer celebrations at Place de la Loge accompanied by a Catalan woodwind band.
This area is famous for its wild white horses ridden by Gardiens (cowboys). Black bulls and flamingos are also associated with this region. Sea-salt is by far the biggest harvest of the Camargue.
Dine in one of the many quayside restaurants along the Grand Canal and sample the delicious fruits de mer. Sètes network of canals and bridges are reminiscent of Venice.