Saint Pons de Thomieres, Languedoc, Place du Foirail
Saint Pons Thomières is the capital of the middle of the Haut Languedoc Natural Park and thus offers a special natural environment.
Located on the old roads between the Mediterranean and the mountains of Somail and Espinouse. St Pons is a city with a long history. The first traces of settlement have been detected until about 6000 years ago near the source of Jaur. The Municipal Museum of History will present findings of the Neolithic cultures, which were found in St Pons.
Col du Cabaretou
Village d'Olargues dans l'Hérault, sud de France
Sur la D64 entre Fraïsse-sur-Agout et Olargues (Hérault, France)
Olargues (Hérault, France)
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.