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 made up of diverse ingredients. Just as it would be a gross oversimplification to refer to cassoulet merely as a mixture of baked beans, southwestern France is much more than just Toulouse, the peaks of the Pyrénées, and the fairy-tale ramparts of Carcassonne.


The Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc-Roussillon Hotels

Hotels range from Mediterranean modern to medieval baronial to Pyrénéan chalet, and most are small and cozy rather than... read more


The Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc-Roussillon Restaurants

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


The Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc-Roussillon Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Matisse madness: Captivating Collioure, the main town of the Vermilion Coast, was where Matisse and Derain went crazy with color... Read more

  • Crusading Cathars

    Scorched by the southern heat, the dusty ruins high atop cliffs in southern Languedoc were once the refuges of the Cathars, the... Read more

  • Matisse Country

    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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