Things to do
Languedoc-Roussillon covers a large area and there is much to explore. Lots of small villages offer delightful spots to relax in. Languedoc is proud of being the homeland of the Cathars, a unique branch of Christianity with its own special set of beliefs that existed for many centuries before the Catholic church crushed it. Explore the lost culture through many museums, churches and magnificent hill chateaux throughout the region.
Or there are the national parks offering endless outdoor possibilities for trekking, walking and other outdoor pursuits.There are smaller towns such as Narbonne, Beziers and Carcassone. Or the larger ones of Nimes, Montpellier and Perpignan, each with their own attractions. A little further afield is Toulouse, one of the major French bustling cities where Airbus has its European headquarters. Airbus offers special tours around the A380 factories – something that can be done in only one other place in the world (Hamburg). It is possible to drive to Andorra in less than 2 hours, opening up the possibility of excellent mountain trekking and winter skiing in the Pyrenees.
See the Destination Guide page for more information on nearby villages and attractions.