Monday, February 14, 2011

4 Best Attractions in Languedoc, France

Stretching along the Mediterranean coast, Languedoc is home to some of the region’s most beautiful beaches and vineyards. It’s a region steeped in history and one that attracts visitors from all over the world. With so many people visiting the region but so little information on where to visit we have decided to share our top picks of tourist attractions in Languedoc.


Aqualand Languedoc is one of France’s top water parks and draws thousands of visitors each year. Its family friendly atmosphere and great selection of slides make it a must for any young family. Ticket prices for the park are very reasonable and the facilities are excellent. So if you are looking for a fun filled day with the family Aqualand is well worth the visit.

Cruise on the Canal du Midi

Take in a canal cruise while enjoying the sunny climate of Languedoc. Many beautiful buildings line the shores of this stretch of waterway and what better way to relax on holiday than with a short cruise. There are many options including dining and cultural tours. Each offers their own unique insight into the region.

Visit Carcassonne

Caracassonne is Europe’s largest fortified cities and attracts over 3 million visitors each year. It’s size is sometimes overwhelming but the view are breathtaking. The area is full of life and the streets are bustling in the summer. This is a must see attraction for visitors to the region.

National Parks

The cuisine in Languedoc is excellent and what better way than to relax after a meal than with a nice leisurely walk. The national parks here are both vast and full of interesting sites. These include natural springs, caves and wildlife. They also easily accessible and provide great facilities.

These are of course only a handful of the great attractions in the region. You could choose to venture a little further and take in one of the neighbouring cities. This is an option that many take and well worth the time. If you have any that you feel should be added then why not share your views in our comments section.

Bio: This was a guest post by Thomson Al Fresco, the family holiday specialists with parks throughout the Languedoc including the famous Mar Estang Campsite.


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