Things to Do in Languedoc-Roussillon + the Pyrenees

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The rustic, typically Sètois bar is popular with residents, who come here for affordable wines and simple grilled seafood brochettes. Read More

A tour of the Caves of Roquefort will turn you into a lover of Roquefort cheese if you aren't one already. Read More

Temporary exhibitions of contemporary paintings, sculptures, videos, and installations are set in a vast space designed by architect Lorenzo Piqueras,... Read More

The ganache is spiked with the russet-colored piment d’Espelette. Read More

Produces an excellent collection of Côtes de Thongue wines; every July, the Swiss owners hold a classical music festival onsite. Read More

Open for public tours; also hosts multicourse wine-pairing dinners twice a year—book early. Read More

The gallery run by arts patron Yves Faurie is the spot in town to view the work of contemporary artists such as Hervé di Rosa (founder of the Mus... Read More

Lavender, geranium, and mint are some of the scents that may inspire you during’s weekend perfumery course in France’s verdant... Read More

Ask to see the Socoa models. Read More

This maritime-themed shop specializes in traditional marine-motif dishware, lighthouse lamps, boat-shaped tables, and other nautically inspired objects. Read More

The hottest after-hours address in town is a bar-lounge that was designed by its architect-owner, Guy Falco, to look like a riad in Marrakech.... Read More

The Sètois take their cocktails seriously. Join the crowds ordering aperitifs at this sleek bar overlooking the docks.... Read More

Where: Crossing the Tarn Valley in the Massif Central, near Millau in southern France.... Read More

The museum houses pottery made by the Gauls. Read More

This museum blends contemporary works made of everyday objects (like brightly colored sculpted murals made from toys) and folk art; Argentine botanical... Read More

Named after the beloved French poet (Valéry wrote the classic verse Le Cimitière Marin), the museum also has a local focus; collections... Read More

Visit the archaeological site at La Graufesenque, where the Gauls made the pottery now housed in the Musée Fenaille. Read More

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