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Holiday in Languedoc Roussillon – Holiday guide Languedoc Roussillon

Languedoc Roussillon, France

Geography of Languedoc Roussillon

Languedoc Roussillon is a French region composed of five departments: Pyréneés Orientales, Aude, Hérault, Gard and Lozère. This area is located next to the border between France and Spain and one will easily find a holiday rental Languedoc Roussillon. Moreover, one can also look for an accommodation near Mediterranean to spend holidays in Languedoc Roussillon.

Tourism in Languedoc Roussillon

Holidays in departments of Languedoc Roussillon

In Languedoc-Roussillon, one will be able to rent a: 

  • Holiday rental Pyrenees Orientales: this department is situated near the border with Spain and counts many beach resorts. Moreover, one should hike in Mount Canigou to admire beautiful landscapes.
  • Holiday rental Aude: the Mediterranean can be enjoyed in this department. In this area, one should visit Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi.
  • Holiday rental Herault: there are numerous nice Mediterranean beach resorts with sandy beaches in this department. In Herault, one should visit Grotte des Demoiselles, Grotte de Clamouse (caves) and Cirque de Mourèze (landscape with dolomite rock sculpted by erosion).
  • Holiday rental Gard: Gard is located between Herault and Bouches du Rhone departments. There, one can enjoy amazing landscapes and beach as in Grau du RoiPort Camargue – sea resort.
  • Holiday rental Lozère: this department is located in the northern part of Languedoc Roussillon and is composed of four parts: Aubrac, Margeride, Cévennes and Causses

Mediterranean holiday in Languedoc Roussillon

If wanting to enjoy Mediterranean holidays in Languedoc Roussillon, one can go in Gard, Hérault, Aude and Pyrénées Orientales. In Languedoc Roussillon, the Mediterranean is divided in two parts: Côte Vermeille (Vermillion Coast) and Côte Améthyste.

Vermillion Coast, Languedoc Roussillon

Holiday rental Cote Vermeille: this part of the coast is situated next to Spain. There, one will find cliffs, small ports and vineyards. In this lovely part of the region, one should look for a villa Argeles or an apartment Argeles, a holiday accommodation Collioure, a self catering Banyuls or an accommodation Cerbere

Sand beach Languedoc Roussillon

Holiday rental Cote d'Amethyste: this coast is located between Cote Vermeille and Cote Camarguaise (coast of Camargue). There, one will enjoy long sand beaches and numerous sea resorts. Along this coast, one will be able to find a(n):

Ski holidays in Languedoc Roussillon

Several ski resorts can be enjoyed in Languedoc Roussillon thanks to the Pyrenees where one can practice cross-country skiing and downhill skiing. There, one can rent a(n):


In the southern part of Massif Central, one can also practice cross-country skiing in Aubrac, Mt Lozere and Aigoual areas. Alpine skiing can also be practised in the Cévennes and Aubrac areas. There one could rent a:

  • Holiday rental Bleymard: one can practice downhill skiing in this ski resort located in Cévennes.
  • Holiday rental Mont Aigoual: one could go to Prat Peyrot ski resort to practice cross-country or downhill skiing.
  • Holiday rental Nasbinals: Nasbinals is located in Lozere in the area of Aubrac.

Big cities of Languedoc Roussillon

City of Carcassonne - Carcassone Old town Montpellier Narbonne, France - Canal de la Robine
  • Holiday rental Ales: Ales is a nice city situated near Cévennes, Mount Lozère and Aigoual. The city is a nice place and one can easily visit the region from Ales.
  • Accommodation Beziers such as a villa Beziers: in Beziers, one should visit the cathedral and have a walk in the Canal du Midi area. Moreover, numerous activities can be practised in Beziers. If going there in summer, one will enjoy the feria.
  • Self catering Carcassonne such as a villa Carcassonne: Carcassonne is the biggest fortress (walled city) in Europe. The city attracts many tourists in every period of the year. One should also visit some villages near Carcassonne.
  • Accommodation Castelnaudary: Castelnaudary is located in the Canal du Midi area so it attracts many tourists during the high season. There, one should try Cassoulet which is the speciality of the town.
  • Holiday accommodation Collioure: Collioure is a typical and lovely beach resort where one will find a small port.
  • Holiday rental Mende: this is the main city of Lozère but also a nice place to spend green holidays.
  • Holiday rental Montpellier such as an apartment Montpellier: Montpellier is the main city of Languedoc Roussillon and counts many students so that there is a lively atmosphere in the city.
  • Accommodation Narbonne such as a villa Narbonne: Narbonne is situated in the Aude department and is crossed by Canal de la Robine which is on the UNESCO World heritage List. Narbonne counts a beach resort: Narbonne Plage.
  • Holiday accommodation Perpignan: Perpignan is located next to Spain between Mediterranean sea and Pyrenees. So, during their holidays in Perpignan, tourists will able to switch from beach to mountain. 


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