Languedoc-Roussillon + the Pyrenees

Hotels in Languedoc-Roussillon + the Pyrenees

Reserve months in advance.

The renovated château has a swimming pool and serves a delightful dinner.

Cédric Béchade, 32, onetime protégé of Alain Ducasse and chef commis at the Hôtel de Crillon, is now proprietor of this nine-room inn and restaurant.

When food editor Orlando Murrin and his partner, Peter Steggall, first visited the Tarn, outside Toulouse, they fell in love with the landscape and immediately relocated to the south of France.

Crisp, clean rooms, with views of the medieval town.

The restaurant offers a superb lunch. The hotel only has seven rooms, all of them lovely and freshly renovated, and each with a view of the river.

The 18th-century maison de village, just a few miles from the
romantic market town of Uzès, has wide-open views of the surrounding
garigue and Mont Ventoux and a walled swimming pool fringed with olive

The hotel is nestled at the bottom of a picturesque gorge.

The redesigned three-star château is a great value. Stroll the kitchen garden or eat at the restaurant, Auberge d'Antan, which serves exquisite Gascon cuisine - rich, earthy fare.

A medieval hamlet turned into a hotel in a 54-acre park high above the Aveyron River. Even the swimming pool has a fantastic view.