Medieval village of St Guilhem le Desert

Village of Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert Languedoc near cottage

The medieval village of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert and the abbey of Gellone are registered as World Heritage Site by UNESCO under “Chemins de Saint Jacques de Compostelle.” It is a tourist destination frequented every year by 650-700 000 visitors. Village of Herault to visit with family or friends In Languedoc, this medieval…

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Canal du Midi | The nine locks of Fonséranes

Hérault montée des écluses de Fonséranes proche Gite La Salsepareille

Of all the works of the Canal du Midi,  the nine locks of Fonséranesare is undoubtedly the major work. This  “staircase” water 312 m long allows boats and barges to cross a drop of 25 m. Eight thousand ships pass each year these locks and offer a nice show at…

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