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Culture of Languedoc-Roussillon. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Pont du Gard Languedoc is very interesting from a historical perspective; each of local towns certainly has its unique historic spirit. Near Toulouse there is an ancient town of Albi, the main symbol of which is the 13th century Palais de la Berbie. Fortifications have perfectly preserved to this day; today, the castle house the interesting museum of Toulouse-Lautrec. Its collection is devoted to the life and work of famous painter who was born and spent his whole life in Albi.
The region of Languedoc-Roussillon is considered to be the main center of French winemaking. You can see lush vineyards and wineries everywhere; each town of the province has cozy … Open
A huge number of historical sites are located in Cordes. There is the old citadel, and lovely wooden houses built in the 12th - 14th centuries. Connoisseurs of art should definitely visit Castres, as there is the Musee Goya in it. By the number of works of the famous artist it is second only to the Louvre Museum. Castres is also famous due to its numerous natural attractions.
There are many interesting places among coastal towns. There is an amazing architectural object in Le Grau-du-Roi. It is a drawbridge attracting huge number of tourists every day. The wine capital of the region is Beziers; it is a veritable goldmine of historical and religious sites, but tourists are usually attracted by vintage wineries. Copyright
Languedoc-Roussillon is the prestigious and popular region. It attracts tourists not only with its numerous entertainment centers, but also with its unique ancient traditions, including … Open
The most famous city of Roussillon is Perpignan that is a major commercial and cultural center. Located on the banks of the picturesque River Tet, the city is well known for its unique cultural traditions; they have remained unchanged for many hundreds of years. The compelling appearance of numerous historical buildings hasn’t changed too. Perpignan is surrounded by small picturesque towns, which also deserve the attention of tourists. Canet-Plage is famous due to the ancient fort Forteres de Salle erected in the 15th century; Totavel is notable because of its world famous archaeological center. In 1971, the remains of the oldest man in Europe were found there; the age of the artifact is more than 450 thousand years. Everyone can see these priceless archaeological finds at the local museum.
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Languedoc-Roussillon
♥   Ancienne cathédrale Saint-Étienne, Agde, 35.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Ancienne cathédrale Saint-Pons, Saint-Pons-de-Thomières, 41.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique-Cathédrale Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, Montpellier, 49.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Co-cathédrale Saint-Just et Saint-Pasteur, Narbonne, 49.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Notre-Dame des Tables, Montpellier, 50.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Saint-Paul (Serge), Narbonne, 50.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Ancienne cathédrale Saint-Pierre, Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone, 51.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Languedoc-Roussillon and near

Le Canal du Midi

From the series “Greatest Man-Made Waterways and Channels”
The history of the du Midi French Canal takes its origin in 1666. Many travellers know it as Languedoc or the South Canal. The canal was constructed in 15 years and has a length of about 240000 metres. It is the oldest functioning canal in Europe. The first vessels passed on the canal in 1681 and the canal’s traffic never stopped since. Even during the war the Canal du Midi has actively been used by trading and cargo ships. … Read further
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