Welcome to Languedoc Living, the premier site for people living in the Languedoc.  We bring you local French news and events translated in English every day.  Click on NEWS to keep up to date, and visit our EVENTS page to see what's happening near you. 


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Here’s to LIFE


Our new LIFE section is featuring more and more reader stories.  This is a great place to discover more about the people around you, where they came from, what they're doing now.  More than that, it's also a chance for you have a say, and to tell us some of your stories.  Visit our LIFE page, or click on 'SHARE' on the right to send us something to publish.


Sporting News


We have a new sports correspondent, who is taking an irreverent look at world sporting events and all sorts of sports much closer to home here in the Languedoc.  Don't miss the sporting news There's useful information, a fair slice of cynicism and hopefully more than a sprinkle of good humour.   Click on SPORTS to keep up to date with the World Cup, and of course the Tour de France very soon.  If you have any comments for "BB", click on 'Send us a LETTER' on the right.  He reads all your comments.


Please don’t assume we know


If you’ve heard of any good events on in the region - please do let us know. We can’t spot everything - and great events could easily be missed. Just click the ‘SHARE’ button on the right to send us something.



Steer clear of French motorways, drivers…

Drivers in France are being warned to steer clear of French motorways on Friday night and Saturday. With July and August holidaymakers set to cross over, the weekend is set be one of the busiest of the year on French roads. Even by Friday afternoon there…

The Local, Aug 1


Paris police lose 51 kilos of…

Paris police have lost 51 kilos of cocaine that were locked up in the legendary…

The Local, Aug 1


Nine departments brace for storms

The crossover weekend for holiday-makers in France is set to get off to a stormy…

The Connexion, Aug 1


Canet: 200 needles discarded &…

The beach of Canet-en-Roussillon, near Perpignan, was closed as a precaution on…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 1


France gets tough on anti-Semitism…

France’s 'top cop' has been forced to remind local authorities of their duty…

The Local, Aug 1



TENNIS OPEN: Sud de France

The Open Sud de France has become a epic event in the tennis calendar.  Currently part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the ATP Tour, it is played on indoor hard courts. It was held annually at the Palais des Sports de Gerland in Lyon,…

Jan 31 - Feb 8
Park & Suites Arena, Perols




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Features, Interviews & Letters


How to restore or improve your…

Are you having trouble with your television signal following the digital changeover?…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 29


A film buff's delight

With so many films available now to watch at home, you’re spoilt for choice.…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 22


Oysters in the Languedoc – behind…

The Étang de Thau is home to some 800 producers of oysters and mussels and,…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 16


Light and Colours

The light and colours in the Languedoc are legendary. It has long been a place where…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 14