Eat, Explore and Experience

Only the best make the list.

Inspiration and Recommendations

Explore our favourite places. We are happy to help you find the gems of this region on and off the beaten track!
Have fun!

What To Do

Some of the best local activities

What To See

Sightseeing tips

Where To Eat

Recommended restaurants

Vineyard tours and tastings

Explore some of the best vineyards for wine tours and tastings.

Canal boating on the Canal du Midi

Enjoy a day on the canal and experience the calming and invigorating atmosphere of moving through the still water, with its plane-tree-lined banks and pretty bridges.

Cycling / Mountain Biking

A cyclist’s paradise. From flat canal banks to undulating vineyards and steep mountain roads; whatever your style there is something here for you.

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Medieval Castles & ruins

Discover the impressive medieval heritage of Languedoc-Roussillon and relive the Cathar saga on the Cathar Castle circuit!


The citadel of Carcassonne

A true highlight of the region – The medieval citadel at Carcassonne, known as ‘La Cité’!

The most beautiful towns & villages

Some of the towns and villages of Languedoc Roussillon, South France, are amongst the most beautiful in France. Many are fortified or ‘circulade’, and go back over a thousand years. Our picks of the very best include Montolieu, Mirepoix, Lagrasse, Collioure, Marseillan, Bouzigues, and Minerve.

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Table d’hôtes Dinner

Relax and enjoy great food and a glass of good
local wine during our weekly
table d’hôtes dinner.  

Le Jardin en Ville – Carcassonne

Restaurant and concept store. This is one of those great off the beaten path finds to compliment a visit to Carcassonne.

Rive Belle – Herminis

Unique isolated oasis on the bank of the Canal de Midi conveniently close to Carcassonne for a refreshing relaxing restaurant experience of al fresco dining.