Best Languedoc beaches

x gruissan plage3Looking to top up your tan on a great beach in France this summer? Languedoc-Roussillon alone has more than 40 of them flying the blue flag, the European award for clean bathing water. Here is the Go Languedoc! selection of the best beaches in Languedoc and the South of France.

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Where is Menton France?

menton franceThe coastal resort of Menton, France, is located on the French Riviera in between Nice, Monaco and the Italian border. Menton is easily accessed by train from Nice and there is a direct bus to Nice Aiport and Monaco.

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The Gard department France

pont du gardThe capital of the Gard department, France, is the city of Nimes, which was an important Roman settlement built by soldiers under the Emperor Augustus. In the centre of Nimes, you can still see remnants of the Roman times, including the Maison Carree (one of the best-preserved roman temples outside of Italy) and Les Arenes roman amphitheatre. But perhaps the most important Roman artifact, is the magnificent Pont du Gard aqueduct, that brought water from Uzes to Nimes.

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Where is Cassis France?

cassis366Cassis, France, is a town 20 kilometres (12 miles) east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France. Cassis lies between Marseille and Toulon on the eastern end of the French Riviera. Cassis is 2 hours drive from Nice and Cannes. It takes just 3 hours 45 mins to travel by train from Paris to Cassis.

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Languedoc holidays

weather5In recent years the Languedoc has become a popular French holiday destination, with long sunny days, Mediterranean beaches and plenty of tourist facilities. The Languedoc is also home to thousands of miles of walks and bike rides; National Parks and wildlife reserves (such as the Camargue and the Cevennes); thermal springs and spas; grottoes and caves; and plenty of ancient historical sites covering the whole of the Languedoc's long history.

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10 things to do in South of France with kids

things to do in south france with kids365Here is our guide to the 10 best things to do in Languedoc, South of France, with kids. If you are in Languedoc with your children or grandchildren and you're looking for things to do to occupy their time, then follow our list of kids activities to do in France, as compiled (following extensive research and much debate) by our 3 boys, Cameron 17, Archie 14 and Finlay 12.

 

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What is Cassis?

cassis366If you are wondering what is Cassis, the answer is that it is actually one of four things. Cassis is a beautiful seaside town in the South of France, famous for its crystal clear turquoise waters and rocky inlets. Cassis is also

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Flights to Perpignan airport South France 2022

perpignan airportPerpignan airport is the Southern most airport in mainland France. The airport at Perpignan has recently undergone a much need refurbishment and it has expanded its schedule of flights. Cheap flights to Perpignan airport during 2022 can be found from the following destinations:

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Ecluses de Fonseranes, Beziers 9 locks on Canal du Midi

9locks2The 9 Locks (Neuf Ecluses) of the Canal du Midi, on the outskirts of Beziers, is a wonderful feat of Engineering. A series of 9 canal locks allows the canal barges to descend by 20m from the high point of the canal, down to the lower stretch, just by the power of water alone. 

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Cheap flights to Carcassonne airport France 2022

carcassonne airport franceCarcassonne airport provides cheap flights to Languedoc and the South of France, mainly through Ryanair (from UK, Ireland & Netherlands), but also with Iberia to Alicante and Atlas to Algeria. The 2022 schedule of flights to Carcassonne airport continues the upward trend of passenger numbers to this busy French airport.

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Visit Nice in July

niceThe weather in Nice in July is exceptional, making it the perfect place to visit for your summer vacation. With average daily temperatures of around 28oC/80F, the days are usually hot and sunny. During July in Nice, you can also experience a whole range of things to do, from visiting the Nice Jazz festival to the Bastille day fireworks and the Fête du Malonat, the local festival in Nice.

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Best places to visit in Languedoc Roussillon

saint guilhem2There are plenty of interesting places to visit in Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. This popular French holiday destination has long sunny days, Mediterranean beaches and plenty of tourist attractions. The Languedoc region is also home to thousands of miles of walks and bike rides; National Parks and wildlife reserves (such as the Camargue and the Cevennes); thermal springs and spas; grottoes and caves; and plenty of ancient historical sites covering the whole of the Languedoc's long history. Here we summarize some of the best places to visit in Languedoc Roussillon.

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2022 Holiday playlist - 30 top modern French songs

best french music This playlist of the top 30 French songs is a great way to kick off your holiday in France in summer 2022. The playlist covers the last 25 years. Hopefully you will have come across some of the songs, but maybe some of the French singers will be new to you. The playlist features French and Canadian artists such as Christophe Mae, Manu Chu and a fabulous French rock band called BB Brunes.

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