Découvrir le Languedoc Roussillon

Camping in Languedoc-Roussillon

The Languedoc-Rousillion region of southern France is a fantastic choice for families looking for an idyllic holiday destination. Not only does it have some of the best beaches in Europe, with warm Mediterranean waters and soft sands, but it also offers plenty of activities such as hiking, cycling and canoeing, and some of the most beautiful French villages and vineyards.

Things to do in Languedoc-Roussillon

  • Visitez Montpellier et la Comédie

    Visit Montpellier

    Montpellier is a dazzling city to explore, with attractions that include the well-preserved Place de la Comédie, the pedestrianised Rue de l'Ancien Courrier and the winding streets of the old town. It also offers a wide range of family-friendly activities, from some of the best shopping in France to its world-renowned gastronomy – parents and children alike will be spoiled for choice!

  • Visitez La Petite Camargue

    Visit the Petite Camargue

    The Petite Camargue is a nature reserve located between Arles and Montpellier, with lush wetlands home to a wide variety of wildlife, from birds and reptiles to horses, bulls and even flamingos. Explore on foot or bike, and then relax at the nearby Med coast beaches.

  • Se baigner dans la Méditerranée

    Swimming in the Mediterranean

    Spend a day basking in the Mediterranean sun at one of the beautiful beaches in Argelès-sur-Mer, Thau, Cap d'Agde, Port Leucate or Saint-Cyprien. With their crystal clear waters and miles of golden sand, these locations offer an idyllic backdrop for an unforgettable day out. You can take your pick from a range of activities, from snorkeling and kayaking to sunbathing, or sampling some of the delicious seafood on offer at local cafes and restaurants.

Culture and activities in the region

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Gastronomy

Languedoc is renowned for its delicious cuisine, which places an emphasis on fresh ingredients and robust flavors. Locals take great pride in their culinary heritage - the region is home to some of France’s most iconic dishes, such as cassoulet and ratatouille. Other famous specialties include the hearty beef daube, the flavorful garlic sausage of Nimes, and the exquisite baked Camargue rice. When it comes to drinks, Languedoc boasts some of the world’s best wines - red, white, rosé, and sparkling varieties are all produced in abundance.

Must-see visits

La Grande-Motte, Nîmes, the port of Palavas-les-Flots, the cathedral of Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone, climbing to the top of Pic Saint-Loup, the village of Aigues-Mortes, Collioure and the coast , Perpignan, and the medieval city of Carcassonne...

Surf picto

Sports

Watersports including swimming, kayaking and paddleboarding, and hiking and cycling along the coast and through the glorious countryside

Outdoor activities

L'arrière-pays héraultais

Inland Hérault

The Herault hinterland offers travellers a chance to experience the beauty of the French countryside. The region is full of rolling hills, lush vineyards, picturesque villages and deep gorges carved by Mediterranean rivers. There are miles of hiking trails for those who want to explore on foot, and many historic sites for those looking for some cultural discovery.  Climb the Pic Saint-Loup, admire the Devil's Bridge, explore the village of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert and the Lac du Salagou, famous for its vivid red earth.

Kayak dans les gorges de l'Hérault

Kayaking in the Hérault gorges

Kayaking in the Hérault Gorges is an unforgettable experience, with dramatic cliffs and winding canyons providing the perfect backdrop for a fun-filled day on the water. The river has rapids ranging from beginner level to more challenging ones for experienced kayakers.

Balade dans les massifs

Walk in the Massifs

The Aigoual, Espinouse and Sidobre Massifs are a breathtaking landscape of rocky peaks, lush pine forests and clear blue lakes perfect for family adventures. Hiking trails can be found throughout the area, winding through valleys and over mountains with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

Not to be missed

  • Le canal du Midi

    The Canal du Midi

    Cruising along the Canal du Midi between Carcassonne and Béziers is a unique way to explore the French countryside. This is one of France's most beautiful canal stretches and is a great way to relax and take in the scenery. The area around the Canal du Midi is home to many historical sites, castles and villages that you can visit along your journey. Enjoy the breeze on a peaceful ride as you travel through lush countryside filled with vineyards, historic towns and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea.

  • La Route des vins du Languedoc-Roussillon

    The wine route of Languedoc-Roussillon

    Take a guided tour of some of the oldest vineyards in the world, where you can sample local wines and learn about traditional winemaking techniques. Enjoy picnics among the vineyards, explore country lanes dotted with ancient windmills, and don't forget to stop in a local village for an unforgettable taste of regional French cuisine.

  • Le Cap d'Agde

    The Cap d'Agde

    This beautiful stretch of coastline has something for everyone, from golden sand beaches and crystal-clear waters to charming cafes, shops and restaurants. The local promenade makes it easy to soak up the atmosphere without having to stray too far from the beach, while the winding streets and quaint alleyways of the old town are there to be explored.

Fromage picto

Regional foods

mouthwatering tastes

Le vin blanc Viognier

Viognier white wine

Les grisettes de Montpellier

Grisettes de Montpellier

les tielles de Sète

Tielles de Sète

La fougasse d’Aigues-Mortes

Fougasse d’Aigues-Mortes

 Le cassoulet

Cassoulet

La brandade

Brandade

Unforgettable excursions

Le Pont du Gard

The Pont du Gard

The Pont du Gard is a masterpiece of Roman engineering. Built nearly 2,000 years ago as an aqueduct to carry water across the Gardon River, this majestic three-tiered structure stands tall at almost 50 meters high and spans over 275 meters. It's UNESCO World Heritage listed and is one of the most visited tourist attractions in France.

Collioure, le village des peintres

Collioure, the village of painters

Collioure is a quaint coastal village famous for inspiring artists including Matisse and Picasso. The winding cobblestone streets, colorful buildings and stunning Mediterranean views make it easy to see why these painters found so much inspiration here. Families visiting Collioure can explore its artistic heritage at the Musée d'Art et Histoire, or spend a day swimming and sunbathing on one of its many beaches.

Arles

Arles

The town of Arles is home to some of the best preserved Roman ruins in Europe, including an amphitheater and Gallo-Roman museum, plus the beautiful Rhone river. 

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    Languedoc Roussillon

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    Torreilles

    • Quality services
    • Beach accessible by bike
    • Close to Spain
    • Pool complex
  • Mar Estang

    Languedoc Roussillon

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    Canet-en-Roussillon

    • Direct access to the beach
    • Lakeside
    • Wonderful pool complex
    • Between sea and mountains
  • Lac des rêves infrastructure
    7.9/10 - 489 reviews

    Le Lac des Rêves

    Languedoc Roussillon

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    Lattes

    • Lakeside
    • Wonderful pool complex
    • Access to the beach by bike
    • Family activities
  • Carabasse infrastructures
    8.0/10 - 916 reviews

    La Carabasse

    Languedoc Roussillon

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    Vias Plage

    • Beach accessible by bike
    • Extra large waterslide
    • Close to Cap d'Agde
    • Fun atmosphere
  • Vue du ciel Les Sables du Midi
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    Les Sables du Midi

    Languedoc Roussillon

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    Valras-Plage

    • 800m to the beach
    • Pool complex
    • Close to Cap d'Agde
    • Ultra-comfortable mobile homes

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