Languedoc-Roussillon is a historic province in southern France, bordering the Mediterranean
Sea in the south and the Rhône River in the east. Montpellier Carcasonne of the Aude
Department and Toulouse are its leading cities.
In this sun-drenched corner of the south of France, you'll find sandy beaches lapped
by the Mediterranean sea, wild open spaces in the Cevennes hills, monasteries and
castles for sightseeing, and of course vineyard after vineyard
after vineyard where you can taste some of the best of the Languedoc wines. There
are stunning towns and remarkable villages.
Bordering the Mediterranean is about 60 miles of coastline, which stretches between
the hauntingly beautiful region known as the Camargue and the tree-lined Canal du
The landscape starts craggy and beautiful and descends gently until it opens like
an amphitheatre onto the Mediterranean coast. With its lakes and saltwater lagoons
[etangs] gorges and rivers, mountains and beaches, sunny climate and cultural attractions,
it is a magnet for tourists from all over Europe.
With its wonderful beaches and excellent communications links, property here is very
high on people's wish list for a holiday home.
There is more – so much more to know of and appreciate in the Region of Languedoc-
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