south of france

South of France


Southern France is a geographical part of France, which spread from an imaginary line from the central plateau in the Alps to the mouth of the Garonne in the Bay of Biscay extends. 


In a narrower sense as only the Midi South of France, the French part of the Mediterranean coast and the adjacent zone after .. 


Southern France includes the regions Acquitanië, Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrenees, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and Rhône-Alpes. 


In the south, southern France by the natural barrier of the Pyrenees limited. 


Southern France is largely consistent with Languedoc, the region where Occitan is traditionally spoken. 


can still be regarded as one of the most important holiday regions of Europe and attracts large numbers of visitors to all parts of the country, most of whom still go to the Mediterranean coasts, because of the pleasant climate. 


Cultural, historical and sporting opportunities are as varied and extended, that many returning annually to southern France. 



Abdij van Fontfroidev

wild artichokes

a very quiet moment in the "Cite"

overlooking the Nore

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