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.
The 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.
Beziers airport in South of France, serves the holiday region of Languedoc. Beziers airport, or Beziers Cap d'Agde Airport to give it its full name, began serious operations in 2009 and has helped to open up the local Beziers area to tourism and holiday home owners.
The Aude department in the South of France is named after the river Aude, but it also goes under the title of "Cathar Country" on account of its many Cathar relics. The Aude department is located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountains and it is surrounded by the departments of Pyrénées-Orientales, Ariège, Haute-Garonne, Tarn, and Hérault, with the Golfe du Lion to the east.
With Ryanair and Easyjet still offering great deals on cheap flights to the Languedoc region in France, now is the time to plan your next holiday in the Languedoc. Here is the full summer 2022 schedule of cheap flights to the 6 low cost airports in Languedoc Roussillon (from the UK, Ireland and continental Europe).
The Languedoc is the perfect French holiday destination. Here are our 10 favourite places to visit in Languedoc, including Carcassonne's wonderful castle, the Canal du Midi, beautiful Pezenas, artistic Collioure, ancient Nimes, the maginificent Pont du Gard and metropolitan Montpellier. What more could you want from a tour of the South of France?
Perpignan 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:
If you're coming to Languedoc and you like good wine, then you are in for a real treat. Some of the best wines in France are grown in Languedoc. Here is our tried and tested selection of the best Languedoc wines.
The 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.
The Languedoc region of France is 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. All in all, you are not going to be short things to do in the Languedoc region of France, if you are visiting on you holidays.
Here 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.
If you are looking for a good place for a winter break, then visiting Nice, France in December enables you to benefit from the mild Mediterranean weather, the lower air fares and accommodation costs and you also get to enjoy the large Nice Christmas market held throughout December and early January.
If you are looking for a good place to eat in Languedoc, then follow the Go Languedoc guide to the best bistros and restaurants in Languedoc. The Languedoc has such a diverse range of good food and seasonal ingredients that you would think that the region would be awash with great restaurants. But with all the good Chefs heading off to Paris, Cote d'Azur and London, you often have to search hard to find a good place to eat. Here is our selection of the best Languedoc restaurants we have eaten at recently.
Carcassonne 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.
There are 10 international airports in South France with regular services from UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, continental Europe, Canada and USA. Here we detail the cheapest flight routes to South France during 2022 and the frequency of the flights. The list of international airports in South France includes Nice and Toulon airports in Cote d'Azur, Marseille and Avignon airports in Provence, and Nimes, Montpellier, Beziers, Carcassonne and Perpignan airports in the Languedoc.
If you find yourself in Southern France on a hot summer's day and you want a lazy day out with the family, then here is our choice of the top 10 best Picnic Spots in the South of France. Other picnic places could have made our list, but these are our personal picnic favourites.
The Lozère department, France, is named after Mont Lozère, and is situated on the southern tip of the Massif Central. This inland department was first created in 1790 after the French Revolution. Lozère is the northernmost part of the current Languedoc-Roussillon region and is surrounded by the departments of Cantal, Haute-Loire, Ardèche, Gard and Aveyron.
The Pyrénées-Orientales department is located in the South of the Languedoc region of France bordering Spain and the Mediterranean Sea. The Pyrénées-Orientales department is a beautiful area of France, with stunning mountain ranges, a golden coastal area and in between, many vineyards.