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 languedoc sightseeing, and vineyards where you can taste some of the best Languedoc wines around.
The landscape of Herault starts craggy and beautiful in the southern part of the Massif Central and descends gently until it opens like an amphitheatre onto the Mediterranean coast. With its lakes and saltwater lagoons, gorges and rivers, mountains and beaches, sunny climate and cultural attractions, Herault is a magnet for tourists from all over Europe.
Set amidst mountains, rolling green hills and spectacular countryside, Bedarieux is a lively place to visit with a commercial centre, over three hundred shops and sporting and cultural facilities.
The town of Beziers is primarily famous for it's bullfights, rugby, and wine from the vineyards of the surrounding area, although it has several other points of interest.
The Allees Paul Riquet, in the heart of the town of Beziers, is a broad tree lined esplanade with shops along one side and a multitude of bars, cafes and restaurants along the other.
Often the site for seasonal markets and festivities, there is always something to see along the Allees. Every Friday you will find the Allees hosting the town of Beziers ' flower market, while the first Saturday of each month it plays host to an antique market.
Cap D’Agde is a large modern marina development with 14 km of golden sandy beaches.
Situated at Cap D’Agde, Aqualand is one of Europe’s best known water parks.With nine slides, a huge wave pool, and play areas for younger children. Aqualand will always be a popular family day out.
Montpellier is one of the liveliest cities in the south of France, and the capital of the Languedoc Roussillon.
The centre of activity is the Place de la Comedie is a large "egg" shaped "place" with buzzing bars and cafes offering hundreds of tables and chairs all perfectly positioned for an afternoon, or eveing of people watching.
The pretty village of St Guilhem le Desert. Today, apart from the Abbey, St Guilhem le Desert has many artists, in little studios around the square.
The Walled City of Carcassonne, listed by UNESCO, is known first and foremost as a fortified medieval town.
Once you’ve come to terms with the spectacle of a full size medieval walled city and have passed through the huge gates into the city itself, there is much to see. Through it’s maze of narrow cobbled streets lie an abundance of small handcraft shops.