Carcassonne is a French town in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France. The fortified town sits at a rocky hilltop. Settlement was first discovered in 3500 BC however by the 6th century during the Iron Age, when the Romans were conquering Europe, trade became rampant that the Romans decided to secure the hilltop for better defenses. The fortress is designed with two outer walls and 53 towers to prevent sieges or attacks.
Visitors can stroll across the castle drawbridge through the medieval rustic town of La Cite. The walls within the stoned walls have centuries old of stories upon which may be watched at the theater grounds. This spectacular fairy-tale fortress in the French countryside is waiting to be explored!
Relax and enjoy your day as you cruise along the river and take in the magnificent scenery.View Full Itinerary
Narbonne is a lovely traditional town in which to stay, with the Canal du Robine running through the center of town and flanked by shady plane trees and a profusion of flowers, shops, bars and restaurants. Visitors to Narbonne are encouraged to visit Halles, as it is an award winning covered market, which is over one hundred years old and said to be one of the best in the country. Visitors can shop for a wonderful picnic here among the eighty different stalls and enjoy it along the banks of the city's canal.View Full Itinerary
Located in Southern France approximately 10 km from the Mediterranean, Béziers is a charming city built on a stone bluff on the banks of the Orb River. The town’s history is rich, having been in existence over six millennia. The hilltop Cathedrale Saint Nazaire and ancient bridge can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. Beauty and art appreciation is evident in Beziers, with famous sculptor Jean-Antoine Injalbert’s works on display throughout the town. Enjoy a stroll along the riverbank and café-lined streets. And maybe even stop for a glass of the wine that Beziers is so well known for, as the undisputed capital of the Languedoc wine producing region.View Full Itinerary
Capestang is nestled in a charming village of Canal du Midi in southern France. This village sits near a large natural saline and shallow lake. For centuries it was the town’s source of wealth such as salt, and food such as fish and game birds. In the 14th and 15th centuries magnificent gothic castles and cathedrals were built by the Bishops of Narbonne who made Capestang their second residence.
This rural town welcomes its visitors with its reputed wine and impresses them with French gothic architecture and remarkable painted ceilings. Visitors can also cruise down the Canal du Midi and relax with the French countryside scenery.
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