France - Languedoc-Roussillon (PDF Chapter)
This is the Languedoc-Roussillon chapter from Lonely Planet’s France guide-book.
Stretching from Provence to the Pyrenees, this sultry, sun-baked feels like a country in its own right. Today it’s best known for its vineyards, which produce a third of France’s wines, and the busy beaches sprawling along its Mediterranean shore.
- contemplate one of France’s richest collections of European art at the Musée Fabre in the exquisite city of Montpellier
- explore Nîmes’ monumental twin-tiered amphitheatre, Les Arènes, dating from c 100 BC
- marvel at the Romans’ architectural ambition at the towering Pont du Gard
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Bas-Languedoc, Nîmes & Around, Uzès, Montpellier, Sète, Bouzigues, Narbonne, Béziers, Carcassonne, Parc National des Cévennes, Mende, Gorges du Tarn, Ste-Énimie, Grands Causses, Millau, Roussillon, Perpignan, Céret, Têt Valley (Vallée de la Têt), Côte Vermeille.
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