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Apples a-plenty

By midihideaways  There are several villages by the name of Aigues Vives in France – I’ve counted eight of them on the ViaMichelin website, so it’s important to pick the right village! The one I visited recently is near Carcassonne,…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 14

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Toulouse, in the eyes of the Romans

The Musée Saint-Raymond have produced a video of Tolosa, the Roman city. It’s actually quite a clever video, as long as you turn the sound off to avoid the repetitive grating sounds which don’t add anything useful. It shows the trading…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 29

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Walk for Life 2017

This year Cancer Support France - Languedoc will be holding its seventh annual Walk…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 8

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Saint-Chinian to Notre dame de Nazaret walk

Saint-Chinian to Notre dame de Nazaret walk - 9km, 2 to 3 hours.  By Pam…

LanguedocLiving, May 26

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Geocaching

by Annie  "You'd probably like this, Mum - it's your kind of thing." That’s…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 22

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A second walk along disused railway lines

A little over a year ago we reported on a series of three days of walks along…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 22

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The Pinnacle of Pleasure

By Ronnie Smith One of the great things about living in France is cheese. And one…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 1

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Wonderful walks in the Gorge de Colombières

This week we are featuring some walks in and around the Gorge just along the…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 25

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Explore Les Gorges d'Heric on foot

Les Gorges d'Heric If you do the full walk, rather than just up the road to the…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 11

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Discover Los Cauquilhats, Autignac on foot

By Pam Smith   This is an easy walk with lovely views, mostly on small roads…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 24

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The Parsley Sidings Tips of where to go…

I no sooner suggested in my last notes that I could not review all of last year’s…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 4

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The Minervois, on the verge of vertigo

On France 3 on Sunday at 12:55, there’s a programme about the Minervois. Some…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 7

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Spectacular Collioure

By Ronnie Smith   I was lucky enough to grow up in the town of Largs on…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 31

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Céret, who knew?

By Ronnie Smith   My wife had made the booking months before, two nights bed…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 24

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Stunning copy of prehistoric art cave opened

More than 70 years after the original cave was discovered, a stunning real-to-life…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 17

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A walk on the wild side

It’s only been a matter of days since the weather turned from glorious sunshine,…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 11

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A Change of Scenery

By Ronnie Smith   I had always thought that once I finally got to France I…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 29

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“Arles be seeing you......"

“Arles be seeing you……” : Picasso and Perfume on a Provençal…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 1

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To the Beach

By Ronnie Smith    Well, sadly the summer season is over and it's back…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 17

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Art & Culture Centre in the heart of the…

It’s been an exciting week at Château St. Jean de Grézan. After…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 9

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Top ten activities for kids in the Languedoc

Summer’s in full throttle! C’est les vacances! Whether your grandkids…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 6

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The West End comes to Capestang!

A charity gala concert featuring internationally renowned artists will be performing…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 29

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Le Tour de France 2016

Le Tour de France runs from Saturday 2nd July and finishes on Sunday 24th July.…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 2

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Life is a pilgrimage

The town of Capestang is now officially part of the Santiago de Compostela, on the…

LanguedocLiving, May 28

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Family day at Midi Cricket Club

Midi Cricket Club launches their season with a Family Day get-together. The Languedoc’s…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 30

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The Midi Cricket Club

The Midi Cricket Club has organised a great day out for you this Sunday. To launch…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 23

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A walk with railway nostalgia

By Chris Elliott  Some months ago while reviewing the past years’ many…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 1

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Treasures on the Esplanade

Treasures on the Esplanade—Finding Bits of Gold Amidst the Dross Photos and…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 5

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Tour de France 2016 race route unveiled

The route for the 2016 prestigious Tour de France was unveiled this week in Paris.…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 21

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900 years at Cassan!

As we are gearing up for the wonderful Cracker Fair at Château-Abbaye…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 16

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Walk for Life

This year Cancer Support France - Languedoc will be holding its fifth annual Walk…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 5

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Gorge d'Heric, Baou Filiti, Bardou

Summary Gorge d'Heric, Baou Filiti, Bardou,ravine route to Mons. 11.5km. 3.45m.…

Reader, May 29

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Mount Liausson. A glorious walk in the Languedoc

This description of the walk is written by Languedoc Living reader Pam Smith.  You…

Reader, May 1

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Walk - l'Arboussie, Roquebrun

This description of the walk is written by Languedoc Living reader Pam Smith. 10km…

Reader, Apr 24

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Replica of prehistoric French grotto

A stunning replica of the 36,000 year-old Grotte Chauvet, home to the oldest figurative…

The Local, Apr 17

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CSF Cycle ride along the canal du midi

An event starting 7 June 2015 bringing together Cancer Support Groups in the south…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 11

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All Sète, Ready To Go

All Sète, Ready To Go, ‘The Most Fascinating Town On The French Mediterranean…

Reader, Mar 28

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Vailhan - A walk nearby

Thanks to Languedoc Living reader Pam Smith, for this account of a rather lovely…

Reader, Mar 5

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The Little Yellow Train - Le Petit Train…

2010 marked the 100th anniversary of the Petit Train Jaune known locally as Le Canarié.…

Reader, Nov 8

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Karting

The Curcuit de Karting at Caussiniojouls is a great day out for adults and families…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 4

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Trains at One Euro

Many of our readers will know that our region of Languedoc-Roussillon has been offering…

Reader, Sep 29

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The PassaPais

The “Passapais”, also known as the “Voie Verte” or the “Piste…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 6

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The Musée Paul Valéry

This is a quite sensational collection - started in 1950 by Joseph Nahmad and Continued…

Robin Hicks, Mar 24

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Vélorail - a very French idea

As the slogan says - "fun for all the family from 7 - 70 (and a bit)" Off the A…

Robin Hicks, Mar 24

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Going to the Source

Two mighty rivers drain the Larzac and make their way to the sea across L'Herault.…

Robin Hicks, Mar 24

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Sète - Espace George Brassens

You would have to love George Brassens - the Sète-born folk/pop/jazz…

Robin Hicks, Mar 24

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The Larzac

There is a danger this days out will look patronising - all we can say is sorry…

Robin Hicks, Mar 24

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Aumelas - ruined castle

Granted - the little town/village does not present well but above...... Just follow…

Robin Hicks, Mar 24