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Mediterranean Languedoc: what to do, what to see...

In Toulouse, Saint-Pierre bridge at sunset
Between the sea and the mountains, local festivities and culinary specialities, the Languedoc is a place of tradition, seaside resorts and culture. The friendly, natural, jovial, welcoming and food-loving face of the South. From total relaxation to head-spinning excitement, discover Languedoc the wise, or Languedoc the adventurous... 
WHAT TO SEE

• Montpellier
• The Roman city of Nîmes
• Sète
• The Catalan city of Perpignan
• The Pont du Gard
• Narbonne, Gruissan and their Roman remains
• Aigues-Mortes
• Collioure
• La Grande-Motte and its designer architecture
• The Cathar castles

WHAT TO DO

• Explore the wild landscapes of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert
• Meditate on the shores of the Lac du Salagou
• Recharge your batteries in the calm of the Cévennes or Lozère
• Lose yourself in the streets of Pézenas
• Be more than amazed by the view from the Millau viaduct
• Admire Mont Canigou from Le Mar Estang beach
• Enter the famous Arena of Nîmes Roman amphitheatre
• Rent a bike and cycle the Canal du Midi
• Learn to kite surf at Leucate
• Play cowboys (and girls) in the heart of the Camargue

WHAT TO EAT

• Bouillinade
• Bourboulhade
• Bourride
• Mussel kebabs or grilled baby octupus
• Salt cod and potato mash
• Ollada
• Fuet catalan
• Roussillonnade
• Gardianne de taureau (Camargue bull stew)
• Petits pâtés de Pézenas

WHAT TO BRING BACK

• Figs
• Lucques olive oil
• Grisettes de Montpellier liquorice sweets
• Zézettes shortbreads from Sète
• Aigues-Mortes salt
• Camargue rice
• Tielle sétoise octopus tart

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