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Christmas Markets South of France 2022

Christmas Markets South of France 2022

Christmas Markets South of France 2022 The south of France is not well-known for it’s Christmas markets but almost every town and village will have a Christmas market at some stage from mid-November to New Year, but usually just for a day.  The big towns and...
Best Beaches in the Languedoc

Best Beaches in the Languedoc

The Languedoc’s beaches are vast and striking, with unbroken stretches of sand and backdrops of wild grasses. The better known ‘town’ beaches, such as Carnon, St Pierre and Canet are pretty awful – ruined by cheap concrete beach apartments. But get off the beaten...
Les Grands Buffets, Narbonne

Les Grands Buffets, Narbonne

The restaurant Les Grands Buffets in Narbonne has revived the French tradition of buffets. Since the Middle Ages, this is how the French aristocracy have enjoyed their grand banquets; serving all the dishes at the same time on a ‘buffet’ inviting each...
Autumn in the Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie

Autumn in the Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie

Autumn is a fantastic time to visit the Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie. The stifling heat of summer gives way to a comfortable warmth with temperatures a very pleasant 20 to 25 °c and the air becomes much clearer. It’s superb weather for walking and cycling,...
Eating in at La Calade

Eating in at La Calade

We are lucky to be able to offer you the perfect spot for eating in at La Calade -why not relax under the shade of a large lime tree in our tranquil, south-facing garden? So many of our guests don’t want to leave it once they have spent some time there. So...
The Perfect Mid-Week Break in Occitanie

The Perfect Mid-Week Break in Occitanie

We thought we would share with you our idea of a perfect mid-week break in Occitanie – in and around Montouliers. The weekends can get busy on the beaches, in the restaurants and on the roads, so why not make the most of the quieter times and come and have a...