Languedoc Roussillon Discovery Guide

Overview

Languedoc-Roussillon city is a charming city where the Mediterranean Sea has Pyrenees Mountains in the backdrop. Languedoc-Roussillon has miles of sandy beaches.

This French city has many famous travel destinations. One of them is Pont du Gard. This World Heritage Site is an impressive architectural building that is supposed to be the magnum opus of Roman engineering. Canal du midi is yet another beautiful link between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. This is also a World Heritage Site and tourists can sail along the river while stopping at the heritage site and enjoying local food. Demoiselles Caves present amazing scenery to the visitors with its magnificent stalactites.

Languedoc-Roussillon boasts of delicious cuisine. Most of the dishes are based on olive oil, garlic and basil. Certain herbs like thyme and rosemary are also used to cook some dishes. The coastal specialities include cheese, wines and honey.

The region of Languedoc-Roussillon has many beautiful cities to roam around. Ales located on the left bank of the Gardon River lies near Cevennes National Park. Anduze is a medieval town that is well known for its traditional pottery. Beziers is the wine county and lies close to Spain. One can see several bull fights in the month of August over here. Montpellier is the centre of cultural, scientific and artistic activities. Its narrow streets are lined by many 17th or 18th century houses. It is home to St. Peter’s cathedral which is the oldest medical school in the west.

Getting to Languedoc-Roussillon is easy as there are 3 motorways that link it to the external world. The railway network with TGV trains and Corail is extremely efficient.
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