Languedoc-Roussillon

Feel good, real good fabulous and authentic south of France tours

Written by on January 5, 2018 in Languedoc-Roussillon, Tours in France
Feel good, real good fabulous and authentic south of France tours

What if you could really “do” southern France in 7 days in a truly meaningful, authentic and fabulous way? It’s just a week, but, if you know the right people and go to the right places, it really is possible to experience the very best of the south of France. The food, the sights, culture, […]

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Enjoy a winter visit and Christmas in Carcassonne Languedoc France

Written by on November 29, 2017 in Languedoc-Roussillon
Enjoy a winter visit and Christmas in Carcassonne Languedoc France

France is an all year round destination offering something for everyone. When we think of winter in France, we generally think of skiing in the Alps or the Pyrenees. But, there is so much more to this fascinating country at this time of the year. If you are a lover of myths and enchanting stories […]

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The best restaurant in Narbonne France

Written by on November 14, 2017 in Languedoc-Roussillon
The best restaurant in Narbonne France

France is known the world over for its food. Every town and city offers its own delicacy, produces its own cheese and has recipes passed down through the generations that have led to its identity. Historically the local bistro was a focal point where French classic dishes from bœuf bourguignon to Blanquette du veau, baba […]

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Top ten things to do in Mazamet in the Tarn, France

Written by on November 8, 2017 in Languedoc-Roussillon
Top ten things to do in Mazamet in the Tarn, France

Mazamet is in the Tarn, south of France. It’s a place of dramatic natural beauty, of soaring mountains and floral pastures, lakes and hilltop villages. So, what is there to do in and around Mazamet? That’s a question guests often ask before booking a stay at La Villa de Mazamet and owners Peter and Mark told […]

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La Villa de Mazamet France’s leading luxury B&B in the south of France

La Villa de Mazamet France’s leading luxury B&B in the south of France

Deep in the south of France, nestled in the foot of the stunning Montagne Noire mountain range, which divides the departments of the Tarn from the Aude, sits Mazamet. And, nestled in Mazamet is the exquisite Villa de Mazamet, the No. 1 B&B in France on Trip Advisor… France’s leading luxury B&B Mazamet isn’t your […]

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Fabulous food themed holidays in France

Fabulous food themed holidays in France

For fabulous food themed holidays in France and gorgeous gites with an olive flavour – look no further, we’ve got you covered! Divine olive vineyard visits Olive trees have been grown in France for around 2,500 years. They were introduced by the Greeks who landed in Marseille, the oldest city in France. Homer called it […]

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Fantastic themed retreats in France

Fantastic themed retreats in France

Discover a stunning retreat in a centuries old farm-hamlet. A secret spot and special hide away in the gorgeous Tarn-et-Garronne department in southwest France – it’s the perfect place to relax and re-energise… The Happy Hamlet rustic retreat “It’s a place to love what you do and do what you love” says Suska Karjalainen who […]

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Saint-guilhem-le-Desert, Languedoc-Roussillon

Written by on October 17, 2016 in Languedoc-Roussillon
Saint-guilhem-le-Desert, Languedoc-Roussillon

Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert is officially classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, located in the Herault Valley, Languedoc-Roussillon, southern France. The Hérault Valley is home to a Mediterranean landscape as well as a renowned wine region sprinkled with olive groves. It is a place of deep Gorges and picturesque villages with a great cultural […]

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Carcassonne, Limoux and beyond in Languedoc Roussillon

Written by on October 12, 2016 in Languedoc-Roussillon
Carcassonne, Limoux and beyond in Languedoc Roussillon

It has been 30 years since I last visited Carcarssonne, a magnificently preserved medieval hilltop town in the Languedoc region of SW France. Then, as a student I ate Cassoulet and drank Corbiere wine with my French host inside the ramparts. This time I arrived straight from Limoux having made a tour of a Blanquette […]

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Lovely holiday home to rent near Beziers

Lovely holiday home to rent near Beziers

In the shadow of the medieval Chateau de Murviel, la Maison Murviel basks in the sunshine of the Languedoc-Roussillon area of France, known to the locals as the real south of France. The 300 years old Maison Murviel was built directly below the Chateau in the mid 1700s though the town of Murviel-les-Beziers in which […]

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