France - Languedoc-Roussillon (PDF Chapter)

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Stretching from Provence to the Pyrenees, this sultry, sun-baked region feels like a country in its own right. It’s awash with historical reminders, from Roman aqueducts to hilltop Cathar castles but these days it’s best known for its vineyards.

  • contemplating one of France’s richest collections of European art at Musée Fabre in the exquisite city of Montpellier
  • maps
  • visiting Nîmes’ monumental twin-tiered amphitheatre dating from c 100 BC
  • transport
  • marvelling at the Romans’ architectural ambition at the towering aqueduct Pont du Gard
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Bas-Languedoc, Nîmes, Pont du Gard, Uzès, Montpellier, Sète, Bouzigues, Agde, Narbonne, Carcassonne, Haut-Languedoc, Parc National des Cévennes, Florac, Gorges du Tarn, Parc Naturel Régional des Grands Causses, Millau, Mende, Roquefort, Roussillon, Perpignan, Céret, Cathar Castles, Têt Valley, Côte Vermeille.

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