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Three French novels that bring the South of…

From Provence to Occitanie, the lyrical south of France has always inspired writers. Thanks to the…

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Escape onto the Cathar trail with Jérémy Banel

Stretching from the Pyrenees along to the Mediterranean, the Cathar trail offers a surprising…

History out loud in Nîmes

48 hours of history in Nîmes

With its Roman arenas, unusual 17th century mansions and other architectural jewels, Nîmes is the…

5-minute guides

The 5-minute essential guide to the truffle

Just about worth its weight in gold and enjoyed especially at the end-of-year festivities: truffles…

Museums

Ingres Bourdelle: a new life for a unique museum

Attention: there’s a jewel to explore at the heart of Occitanie! The Ingres Bourdelle museum in…

Metamorphosis

At the Viguier du Roy Hotel in Figeac, you can…

For more than seven centuries, the Château du Viguier du Roy has been at the heart of the medieval…

Monumental masterpieces

Montpellier, a gem for architecture lovers

With the opening of the MOCO on June 29, Montpellier affirms its artistic side as an unmissable…

Discover new places

6 villages worth visiting in the Dordogne valley

Castles, a pilgrims sanctuary, incandescent stone houses and gastronomic experiences await as you…

Meet a stargazer

“Spending the night at the Pic du Midi is an…

A geographer by training, Nicolas Bourgeois is Deputy Director General of the Pic du Midi. It’s an…

Near the iconic Pont du Gard

How to spend 24 fabulous hours at the Hotel Le…

Behind the dry stone walls of two Renaissance bastides (fortified buildings), Le Vieux Castillon is…

Preview

MoCo: into the heart of contemporary art in…

As of 29 June 2019, contemporary art is taking root in Montpellier with the opening of the MoCo…

Exceptional place

24 hours at the Château de Drudas, Occitanie

In the Gascon countryside between Toulouse and Montauban, the Château de Drudas has been carefully…

Grape's other nectar

Handmade vinegar from Languedoc: Laurent Faure,…

Laurent Faure, 31, is one of the very few vinegar masters in France. He installed his…

Meet the Giants

In the footsteps of the pioneers of the Toulouse…

In the district of Toulouse Aerospace, along the old Montaudran trail from which the pioneers of…

Ski in the Pyrenees mountains

10 slopes not to be missed in the Pyrenees

Familial, remote or sporty: ski resorts in the Pyrenees are not lacking in character. Alpine or…

Sail on the canal

Explore French culture alongside the Canal du Midi

Sailing in lush French tranquility doesn't mean turning off your brain entirely! From Toulouse to…

Room and board

Our 10 favorite places around Albi

In the heart of Occitanie, the region around Albi has it all! Everything ... and above all a great…

Stylish flea marke

Le Lez, a market in Montpellier like no other

Lez Market is a friendly, eclectic hotspot with artist workshops, antique sellers, boutiques,…

A historical journey

5 experiences in Tarn that will take you back in…

Time-travel isn’t just for dreamers: take the Tarn, for example. Ancient rocks, medieval villages,…

Behind the lights #1

Glove-making: French savoir-faire for the skin

The story of a glove always begins at the heart of the Millavois basin in Aveyron, Occitanie.…

Cuisine

Indulge in this delicious dessert: Chocolate…

If you need a little indulgence, there are not many better options than a Chocolate Fondant.

Roman remains

Nimes celebrates its ancient heritage with a new…

Facing the 2000-year-old amphitheatre of Nimes, a brand-new museum of Roman History, Musée de la…

FUNDAMENTALS

Occitanie: what to do, what to see...

Between the sea and the mountains, local festivities and culinary specialties, Languedoc is a place…

Go skiing in the French Alps with the family

The mountains as a family with Famille Plus!

A label for family ski holidays: Famille Plus The 44 ‘Famille Plus’ certified resorts perfectly…

Mountain

Les Angles

Les Angles In a remarkable site, in the heart of the valley of Capcir and dominating the lake of…

Mountain

The Pic du Midi

The most stunning views in the Pyrenees This popular high-altitude peak, accessible to hikers,…

Landmarks

5 facts about the Pont du Gard to impress your…

The Pont du Gard aqueduct is the most-visited monument in France dating from antiquity. A UNESCO…

5-minute guides

The 5-minute essential guide to the Cathar…

Refusing the Old Testament, the authority of the Pope and the Catholic church, Catharism was a…

City breaks

A gourmet tour of Montpellier with Anne-Sophie

She loves Montpellier because it’s a dynamic, young, and sunny city... just 10 minutes from the…

FUNDAMENTALS

The Pyrenees : what to do, what to see !

Between the mountains of the Pyrenees and the valley of the Dordogne, this region boasts so many…