Le Prieuré de St Julien d'Olargues
This town, with its wonderfully simple Romanesque church and the small, invites with considerable cypress-lined cemetery to his senses. In summer, concerts are held here, which comes at the wonderful acoustics of the church to bear.
Sur la D64 entre Fraïsse-sur-Agout et Olargues (Hérault, France)
Olargues (Hérault, France)
Village d'Olargues dans l'Hérault, sud de France
Col du Cabaretou
With the marble from the quarry was mined at Coumiac Cessenon sur Orb for years from an unusual geolo...
The abbey church dates from the ninth century. It was looted and devastated during the French Revolut...
The buildings of the former Benedictine abbey (now Town Hall) date from the ninth century. The premis...
The marketplace of the town of Saint-Chinian. Here are the weekly markets and other events and celebr...
Saint Pons Thomières is the capital of the middle of the Haut Languedoc Natural Park and thus offers ...
Languedoc-Roussillon is a French region which is composed of five departments. It is bounded by Spain, Andorra in the south and along the Mediterranean Sea (Gulf of Lions). Other French region limit the regions of Languedoc-Roussillon: Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Rhone-Alpes, Auvergne, Midi-Pyrenees. The natural boundaries are the Pyrenees and the so-called threshold Lauragais, the Cévennes and the Rhône.
In 2004, the Regional Council chose a joint new logo symbolizes the sun, which has the motto: "Living in Septimania. In fact, the current president of the Regional Council, Georges Freche wanted to rename the area "Septimania", but then it has to do so. Septimania is an old name, used since the fifth century for the region, but the Department of Lozère was not yet among them. Above all, the Catalans rejected by an overwhelming majority of this amendment. After numerous protests, including a demonstration of about 8,000 people on the 8th October 2005 in Perpignan, Georges Freche was the project of Bezeichnugsänderung in "Septimania" and the name of the region Languedoc-Roussillon "is introduced as an official designation for the Regon.
The languages of the region along with French, Occitan (Languedoc, Auvergne, Provence), and Catalan. The name of the region favors Lengadòc-Rosselhon Occitan and Catalan Rosselló-Llenguadoc.