The Occitanie region stretches from the southwest to the southeast of France and is the third largest region in France, with Toulouse as its capital. With a coastline on the Mediterranean Sea, Occitanie today includes 13 departments.
Along the coast or in the countryside, there are many cycling paths to discover the Occitanie region by bike. The Voie verte de Carcassonne, several parts of the Via Rhôna, the Via Ardèche, the Canal du Midi... Many cycling routes will allow you to discover the region in a peaceful way!
The region has a diversity of landscapes ranging from sandy coastlines; lagoons; mountains; garrigues to plains. Discover the Cévennes National Park; the Camargue and its pink flamingos; the Languedoc-Roussillon wine route; Nîmes and its Roman remains... Culture lovers, nature enthusiasts, fauna and flora enthusiasts... there is something for everyone!
The region is well known for its wines, in fact, the Occitanie vineyard is the largest in France, in terms of planted area and production. You will find rich and varied wines such as Faugères wines; Languedoc Montpeyroux; Cité de Carcassonne wines; Minervois wines; Côtes du Roussillon wines and many others, renowned throughout the world.
Exploring the Occitanie region is also an opportunity to discover a diverse and varied range of culinary specialties, specific to each department... Brandade de morue from Nîmes, the honey of the Cévennes, Cassoulet from Castelnaudary, Aligot, a specialty of Aubrac...