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Plan a Visit to Languedoc-Roussillon: France’s “Other French Riviera”

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The third in the series of shore excursions for travelers on Mediterrean cruises, Nancy McGee of Absolutely Southern France is sharing ideas we all can use. Let’s see what she suggests for those who want to experience Languedoc-Roussillon.

According to Nancy McGee,

Languedoc-Roussillon is coming to be known by many as the “other French Riviera.”

The best Mediterranean beaches and 300 days of sunshine to match? The best seafood, world-class wines and historic fortress towns? Must be the French Riviera. Wrong!

…Continue reading here for Nancy’s reasons why you need to add l’Occitanie to your list of ideas for a road trip. The city of Montpellier is a “buzzy, trendy, university town” with tons of history, and it’s just a little over an hour’s drive from the Papal Palace in Avignon.

Although, we are all fans of the beautiful Cote Bleu and Cassis, we have to admit that Sète not only has a terrific (10km beach) the fresh seafood is a big draw. Here are 10 Reasons to Visit Sète.

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Deborah Bine

The Barefoot Blogger, aka Deborah Bine, loves to share tales of her solo life in France as an American expat who speaks no French. Retired from a career in advertising and marketing communications, and divorced after a 40-year marriage with children, Deborah left Beaufort, South Carolina and all of her belongings last year to move to the south of France. Now that she has found her "bliss," her passion is to encourage others to break away from whatever is holding them back and to go after their dreams. "We're on life's journey alone. Be certain you love where you are."

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