About Languedoc

A few local Tourist Attractions.....

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In March 2011 'The Independent' featured an excellent series of articles entitled 'Herault in Languedoc', these encapsulated the sprit of the region and give a wealth of information about the many things to do and see in the area.

Below are some extracts from www.languedoc.com

The Citadel of Minerve

This 'scar against the skyline', suspended between the gorges and the cliff is one of the best known historical sites of the Albigensian Crusade. Minerve is listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, a stunning combination of historical relics and natural beauty.

The Haut Languedoc Regional National Park

The richness and quality of its heritage, both natural and cultural, clearly justify the listing of Haut Languedoc as a Regional National Park

The Oppidum of Enserune

This important centre of Mediteranian civilisation is listed as a national monument and overlooks the mysterious landscape of the dried-up lake, the 'etang de Montady'

The Canal du Midi and the Locks of Fonserannes

Listed as a World Heritage Site, this natural haven brings together exceptional works of canal architecture, such as the water stairway formed by a series of locks at Fonserannes.

Salagou Lake

This picturesque lake only a short drive from Laurens is ideal for walking, mountain biking & horse riding as well as a variety of water sports such as sailing, windsurfing & canoeing.

The Cirque de Navacelles

The impressive Cirque de Navacelles, listed as a Major National Site was formed by the river Vis. Its superb canyon, the largest in Europe, offers an awe-inspiring spectical.


This beautiful Romanesque village, nestling amongst the wild scented scrubland of the 'garrigue', is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the location of Gellone Abbey, a jewel of Romanesque art.

The Caves of Clamouse and Les Demoiselles

These two natural cave systems will allow you to discover an extaordinary underground world. The many unusual and fine rock formations are amongst the most beautiful in Europe.

Pic Saint-Loup

The Pic rises for 658 metres to the North of Montpellier and offers a magnificent panoramic view, from the sea to Cevennes.

Maguelone Cathedral

This beautiful Romanesque building was once the seat of a bishopric and nestles in a green setting between the vines and the lagoons.

The Basin of the Thau Lagoon (Etang de Thau)

in this 'Marine Garden' with its oyster beds, man has worked in harmony with the landscape. A special quality of light shines over this inland sea, adding to the magic of the place.

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