SOUTHERN FRANCE

Taste of Christian, Arabic,

French and Spanish Influences

 

You are fond of castles, stories about kingdoms of France, and crusades? This place is yours, the Languedoc covers a large area of South of France from Garonne River to Mediterranean Sea. This is the heart of the Catharism, a religion which took root in the 12th century. The Cathars were Gnostic Christians…

 

SLEEP IN THE HEART OF CARCASSONNE MEDIEVAL CITADEL (UNESCO CLASSIFIED) at the MGallery. You can hold your conference in one the meeting rooms of the hotel, and for an anforgetable evening, RENT THE CASTLE OF COUNTS OF CARCASSONNE.

 

ENJOY ONE DAY OF LEISURE TO DISCOVER THE «VERTIGO CITADELS»: ORGANIC PIC NIC at a wine maker place, giving you the opportunity to discover local products but also local producers, then you HIKE TO CLIFF EDGE to visit  Peyrepertuse Cathar castle. Some donkeys will walk along with you to offer you some local soft drinks they are conveying on their backs. Then you will attend a FALCONRY SHOW AT THE CASTLE.

 

INTRODUCE YOURSELF TO NAVIGATION ALONG THE «CANAL DU MIDI» (UNESCO CLASSIFIED), as no licence is required. You will discover how to  pass from one lock to another with your boat…

 

GALA DINNER AT LORGERIL CASTLE, where  King Louis XIII stayed in 1622. This is also a renowned wine estate of South of France.

 

YOU’VE ALWAYS DREAMED ABOUT FLYING AIRPLANES? TAKE THE SEAT OF THE PILOT OF AN AIRBUS A320 and TAKE IT OFF from the airport of your choice (Dubai, St Marteen, Gibraltar, Hong Kong,..  Toulouse is the  cradle of Airbus, and you will have the opportunity to taste one of the rare flight simulators in France…