Major tourist attractions
In the South of France, the Languedoc invites you to discover its many remarkable,
unique, man-made and natural sites.
In the Hérault gorges, the main tourist attraction 'Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert – Gorges de l’Hérault’ is one of Languedoc’s gems. It is thus no surprise that it has been awarded the 'most beautiful villages of France' label.
In Languedoc, there is an amazing natural site, carved out of the limestone of the Causses plateau: the ‘Grand Site du Cirque de Navacelles’ (Cirque de Navacelles Major Tourist Attraction)
In a rather unexpected setting, Languedoc offers visitors the major site of the Salagou Valley and Cirque de Mourèze: a unique leisure site, protected from urban development and with the 'Natura 2000' label.
Listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites,
the Canal du Midi and the Fonseranes locks are little gems you really must not miss if you're holidaying in the South of France.
Right beside the Mediterranean sea, in the South of France, this salt water lake or lagoon irrigates the Pays de Thau area, including Sète, Balaruc-les-Bains, Bouzigues, Mèze and Marseillan.
Come and discover the mountains of Languedoc. With its stunning viewpoints, the Haut-Languedoc Regional Natural Park is like a balcony overlooking the Mediterranean sea.
A Languedoc archaeological site that is now a listed
the Oppidum d’Ensérune is
one of the most important Gaulish villages in the South of France.
Near Montpellier, in Languedoc, the Pic Saint Loup offers a natural panoramic viewpoint
with breathtaking vistas
over the Cévennes mountains
and the Mediterranean sea.
Between the Montagne Noire and the Canal du Midi, Minerve offers an imposing entrance to the Haut-Languedoc Regional Natural Park, and is one of the 'most beautiful villages of France'.
Between the Mediterranean sea and its lagoons, and just 4 km west of Palavas-les-Flots, this former bishop's palace can be found on a peninsula covered in pine trees and vineyards and appropriately nicknamed 'Cathédrale des Sables' (Cathedral of the Sands).
Between the Pont du Diable and Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, you'll find Clamouse, one of the most beautiful caves in Bas Languedoc, awarded 3 Michelin stars. This cave, with its incredibly rich concretions, has been awarded 'scientific and picturesque' status.
Also awarded 3 Michelin stars,
the 'Grotte des Demoiselles' (Maidens’ Cave) in Languedoc, is a truly breathtaking spectacle. Deep in the depths of the Thaurac plateau, visit the site with your family
and discover this amazing underground cathedral.
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