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Château de Peyrepertuse a Cathar castle in the Languedoc, Occitanie

Château de Peyrepertuse

A site not to miss, Château de Peyrepertuse a 13th century ruined Cathar castle set high on a 800m high limestone cliff in Rouffiac-des-Corbières awards its visitors amazing panoramic views of vineyards and the village of Duilhac far below.

In complete ruins, it is the precipitous location of this castle that makes it a spectacular sight to visit. Whatever you do, don't forget your camera!

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Narbonne Cathédrale

Cathédrale Saint-Just and Saint-Pasteur

Visit the unfinished Narbonne cathedral, Cathédrale Saint-Just and Saint-Pasteur de Narbonne, that has never actually been finished.

In 1313 the first stone was placed on the site of the Gothic cathedral, but walk around the back of the cathedral and you will see the walls standing of an unfinished section which was halted when funds ran out.

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Sigean Zoo (Réserve Africaine de Sigean)

Sigean Zoo

Get up-close to 3,800 animals, set over 300 hectares at Sigean Zoo (Réserve Africaine de Sigean) in Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitaine.

Located in the south of France, between Narbonne and Perpignan, on the Mediterranean coast and along salt-lakes lining the Languedoc coast, the Zoo hosts was created by Paul de La Panouse and Daniel de Monfreid and opened to the public on the 8th April 1974.

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The Fort de Salses in Pyrénées-Orientales

The Fort de Salses in Pyrénées-Orientales

Discover the Fort de Salses its rich history, living quarters, battlements and keep, set between Etangs de Salses and the Corbières.

A red-brick fortress of masterpiece of military architecture, constructed to guard the French / Spanish border, open for guided or unaccompanied tours.

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Sandy beach of Port d'Avall in Collioure

Port d'Avall beach in Collioure

A sandy beach with a Mediterranean view in Collioure in the South of France, Port d'Avall beach is the perfect summer beach.

Enjoy views of Château Royal and Egiles Notre Dames des Anges and grab a snack in the French restaurant, Le Neptune set beside the bay.

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The Millau Viaduct

The Millau Viaduct

Visit the tallest road bridge in the world, with the bridge's road towering 890 feet over the Tarn river, this is a true feat of engineering and an impressive sight.

The Millau viaduct, or Millau bridge, spans 2.46 kilometres across the Tarn river and valley.

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Château Royal de Collioure

Château Royal in the seaside town of Collioure

Dating back to 1207, Château Royal de Collioure is a popular sight with its high walls and imposing position, overlooking the bay of Ansa de la Baleta, which attracts thousands of tourist each summer.

The Knights Templar built the castle around 1207 and it became part of the royal castle in 1345.

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Les Jardins de Marqueyssac

Magical Marqueyssac gardens

The walk in gardens of Marqueyssac is a day out in the Dordogne that all of the family will enjoy.

Discover the stunning manicured Marqueyssac gardens with fabulous views of the surrounding countryside and villages.

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