Learn about the French region of Occitanie

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Occitanie, the fun of the Mediteranean bordered by Pyrénées mountains


Occitanie is formed by the former regions of Languedoc Rousillon and Midi Pyrénées merged into a new super region. Think about it as ‘South West by the Med’, bordered at the south by the Pyrenees mountains and now with the addition of the mediterranean coast to the east.

The Occitanie area is usually enjoys warm winters, four genuine seasons, with stunning springs, plenty of summer sunshine and gorgeous autumns. The Occitanie region is famous for it’s colorful food, wines, medieval castles, culture, history, villages and market towns, farm or stone houses full of character; it offers plenty of sporting fun with ski, sea, cycling, golf and rugby, and it is served with good choice of international airports and schools.

The Occitanie region is composed of thirteen French departments, including the Aude, Hérault, Pyrénées-Orientales, Gard, from the former Languedoc region, and the Haute-Garonne, Gers - also called Gascony, the Tarn, Tarn et Garonne, Hautes-Pyrénées, just to name a few departments from the former Midi Pyrénées region, each with it’s own traditions, culture and history, each with it’s own traditions, culture and history.

The main cities of the Occitanie region are Toulouse, Perpignan, Béziers, Carcassonne, Nimes and Montpellier. Other important and popular towns include Auch, Uzes, Gaillac ... Click on the links on the left to learn about each department and see details of properties for sale in that department.

 

Properties in Occitanie

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