The Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc-Roussillon Travel Guide
Plan Your The Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc-Roussillon Vacation
Like the most celebrated dish of this area, cassoulet, the southwestern region of France is a feast of diverse ingredients. Just as it would be a gross oversimplification to refer to cassoulet merely as a dish of baked beans, southwestern France is much more than just Toulouse, the peaks of the Pyrénées, and the fairy-tale ramparts of Carcassonne.
Hotels range from Mediterranean modern to medieval baronial to Pyrenean chalet, and most are small and cozy rather than... read more
As a rule, the closer you get to the Mediterranean coast, the later you dine and the more you pay for your seafood platter... read more
Things To Do in The Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc-Roussillon
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Matisse madness: Captivating Collioure, the main town of the Côte Vermeille (Vermilion Coast), was where Matisse and Derain went... Read more
Dining in France's Southwest is a rougher, heartier, and more rustic version of classic Mediterranean cooking—the peppers are sliced... Read more
Scorched by the southern heat, the dusty ruins perched high atop cliffs in southern Languedoc were once the refuges of the Cathars, the... Read more
The little coastal village of Collioure continues to play muse to the entire Côte Vermeille—after all, it gave rise to the name of the... Read more
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