Print Posted By Lost in France on 13 Jun 2010 in Bookshop - Maps and Travel Guides

Languedoc-Roussillon - Footprint France

languedocWith its landscapes of olives, vines and cypress trees, sleepy wine villages and buzzing cities such as Montpelier and Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon is a delicious dose of Mediterranean conviviality.

Encompassing some of France's most iconic sights: the Pont du Gard, the walled medieval towns of Carcassonne and Aigues-Mortes, or the artists' towns of Collioure and Ceret. Be as lazy as you like, whether it's a slow cruise down the idyllic Canal du Midi or wine tasting in Corbieres you fancy, or getting active in the Pyrenees, or kayaking down the Gorges du Tarn this region has enough to offer anyone looking to escape the crowds. Including where the locals go; with their insights and recommendations, plus a month-by-month guide the best time to visit, FootprintFrance Languedoc-Roussillon won't fail to ensure you will be planning this trip and many more!

About the Author
Dana Facaros has lived in southwest France since 1989, and frequently writes about Languedoc-Rousillon, which is just over an hour from her house. With Michael Pauls, she has written over 30 Cadogan guides, mostly to Mediterranean destinations, and contributes regularly to the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, the Sunday Times, Wanderlust and a number of other publications. 

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