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General guide books on Languedoc, south of France


Scroll down to view the range of Languedoc Travel Guides in our shop. They're a great way to prepare for your trip to the Languedoc-Roussillon and the south of France, and provide an easily-accessible reference when you're actually in the region.


Lonely Planet Guide. 2013.



Our guide to the stunning Languedoc-Roussillon region lets you live like a local, with a focus on B&Bs, community festivals and food markets. Chow down on the region's famous cassoulet, sip its boutique wines and visit the medieval cité in Carcassonne, France's most popular destination after Paris.


Cadogan Guides, 2012



This title features: dynamic two-colour layout for easy navigation; brand new colour section that gives a photographic overview of the region, together with special features of the region, tailored itineraries and lists of the best things to do; full-colour touring maps of the whole region; extensive listings of hotels and restaurants - all personally recommended for a really local flavour; and, Top Don't Miss sights for each regional chapter, plus Author Choices of personal favourite places to stay and eat.


192 pages. Traveller Guides. 2011.



Expert advice of this title guides you to the best sights and experiences. It includes impartial and dependable sleeping, eating and entertainment listings. It features clear and accurate mapping, suggested walks and tours. It also features full colour photography throughout. Suggested itineraries and highlights sections help make the most of any trip.

Languedoc & Roussillon

376 pages. Rough Guides. 2010.





The Rough Guide to Languedoc & Roussillon is the most comprehensive guide to this beautiful and varied corner of southwest France. Written by a renowned historian with more than 15 years' experience in the region, it's packed with insightful accounts, detailed practical information and clear maps. You'll find everything you need to know to make the most of the region's highlights - with information on accommodation, places to eat and much more - whether in the vibrant city of Toulouse, the magnificent fortress of Carcassonne, the picturesque beach town of Collioure or the sleepy hamlets of the Orb valley.

'Languedoc' chapter of France Guide

Lonely Planet, Kindle Only, 2012.



This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest France guide book and includes:

Languedoc-Roussillon chapters
Understanding France
Languedoc-Roussillon maps

Languedoc Roussillon, Tarn Gorges

Michelin Green Guides. 464 pages. 2012.



This is a marked improvement on the previous green guide - split into geographical areas rather than alphabetical. Still one of the best guides for this area.


Footprint Travel Guide. 288 pages. 2010.



Be as lazy as you like, whether it's a slow cruise down the idyllic Canal du Midi or wine tasting in Corbieres you fancy, or getting active in the Pyrenees, or kayaking down the Gorges du Tarn this region has enough to offer anyone looking to escape the crowds. Including where the locals go; with their insights and recommendations, plus a month-by-month guide the best time to visit, FootprintFrance Languedoc-Roussillon won't fail to ensure you will be planning this trip and many more!

Languedoc - Frommers Shortcuts

Frommers, Kindle Only, 2012



Frommer's ShortCuts give you exactly what you need for your trip to Languedoc-Roussillon, France—and no more. In this ebook, you'll get the same expert advice that you'll find in all Frommer's guides, from candid reviews and detailed maps to insider tips from our local authors. Plus, we’ve added planning and background information as well as our signature "Best of " features.

Languedoc - the DVD

NTSC format DVD, 2013



Featuring:Best of the South of France destinations including;Montpellier, Frontfroide, Collioure, Narbonne, The Walled city of Carcassonne, La Cote Vermeille and much more... This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media.'s standard return policy will apply.

A Jewel In France: Montpellier

Kindle Only, Maggie Leblanc

The Best Sights to See in Montpellier. Best Hotels to Stay in Montpellier. The Wines of Languedoc-Roussillon. Travelling To And Around Montpellier. The History and Culture of Languedoc Roussillon. What to do in Montpellier and Languedoc-Roussillon. Beaches and Countryside Excursions around Montpellier.

Narbonne et la Narbonnaise

Béatrice Méneux. 2006. French.



Guide to the city of Narbonne and those who live there.

Avignon, Nimes & St. Remy de Provence

Ferne Arfin. Kindle only. 2011.



This guide is extracted from our full Adventure Guide to Provence & the Cote d’Azur, though with additional details. "The guide offers plenty of practical information for the visitor who wants to explore the region. It includes info on places to stay and eat, but that isn't its strongest point. -- Florence Chatzigianis.

Camargue, La Crau and Les Alpilles

A nature guide. 2006



A guide to the wildlife and fauna of the Camargue region of Languedoc-Roussillon.Illustrated with lots of photos.


French. 2011.



Photo book on the citadel at Carcassonne.

Cathar Country: Carcassonne and Aude

Trevor Park, 2009



Just the right amount of information on practically every aspect of the region.Easily digestible with some well thought out Tours with simple cross referencing to information pages. Lots of pictures too ! Planning for our 5 day trip to the Cather Country has been simple. We're just taking this guide and a good road map !

Eastern Pyrenees Footprint Focus Guide

Mary-Ann Gallagher. 104 pages. 2013.



An amalgamation of many cultures, the Eastern Pyrenees is a fantastic region to visit. From towering mountainscapes in Aragon, to the exotic buzz of Perpignan, to the proud Catalan capital, Barcelona; the Eastern Pyrenees truly offer something for everyone. FootprintFocus provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of this vibrant region of Europe.

Languedoc-Roussillon: Another World

Kindle Only, 2012



"I found this book to very useful with some good background information about the region which we visited recently. The book seemed to aimed squarely at the American market with many terms not common to us Brits and obviously the travel guidance was not relevant either. I also found to navigation and indexing a little frustrating on my Kindle edition but maybe the printed copy would be more straightforward."

Languedoc: Carcassonne to Montpellier

Footprint Focus Guide, 2012





Jam-packed with information on this fascinating destination, Footprintfocus Languedoc: Carcassonne to Montpellier will guide you around all the best sights and provide you with up-to-date recommendations on where to eat, sleep and play.
The guide features:
* Essentials section with tips on getting there and around
* Up-to-date recommendations of great places to stay and eat
* Highlights map of the region plus detailed street maps where relevant
* Key local words and phrases are included to help you communicate with ease
* Slim enough to fit in your pocket

Marseillan & a Lot of Languedoc

Lazy France Guide, 2011



After centuries selling wine to the world, the principal export of Marseillan is love at first sight. The story of the oldest village in France is one of buccaneers and true independent spirits, of a fisherman risking all to save a damsel in distress, of adventurers and farmers, of men of the soil and revolutionaries, of poets and feminists and the secret of James Bond's favourite tipple. But this book uses Marseillan as the starting point of a personal tour of an enchanting region. In what is part diary, part secret address book, the award-winning author Laurence Phillips shares his favourite places with gossip, witty observations and passion for the Languedoc lifestyle.

Montpellier and Beyond Travel Guide

Kindle Only. 2012.



The Montpellier and Beyond Travel Guide is a pocket guide to the best of Montpellier, written by two award-winning travel experts. It is published by the team behind the successful Beyond London Travel website, in the same series as their guides to Toulouse and Beyond, and Bordeaux and Beyond.


Etienne Marie. French. 2009.



Photo book on the city of Nîmes with its roman arena and temple.

The Pyrenees

Rough Guides, 2007



The Rough Guide toThe Pyrenees is the most comprehensive handbook to this glorious region, covering both sides of the range from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. From lush meadowland, snow-clad peaks and canyons of sinuously sculpted rock to alluring resorts, the full-colour section introduces all of the regions highlights. You’ll find detailed accounts of all the sights, from the gorges of the Basque country to the Romanesque churches of Calunya. This fully updated 6th edition includes information on skiing in the mountains and brand new colour inserts on romanesque architecture and Pyrenean food.

The Pyrenees Snapshot

Rough Guides, Kindle Only, 2013



The Rough Guide Snapshot to the Pyrenees is the ultimate travel guide to this craggy mountainous region, and also includes coverage of the beguiling Basque country. It guides you through the region with reliable information and comprehensive accounts of all the sights and attractions, from surfing big waves in Biarritz and inspecting pre-historic paintings in the Ariège valley to taking a trip on the charming Petit Train Jaune and exploring dramatic Cathar castles in the Corbières. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you have the most memorable possible, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer.





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