The Languedoc- Roussillon region is a land of contrast, boasting coastline and mountains, lively towns, the deserts of the Causses, ancient history and futuristic architecture. Reputed for its regional products, Languedoc- Roussillon offers authentic gourmet experiences.
Eating out at a gourmet restaurant in Languedoc- Roussillon is one of the best ways to truly discover the culinary delights of this region. The Catalan influence can be found in the regional dishes and the region has planty of gourmet options; seafood platters of clams, oysters and mussels from Bouzigues; and local chesses Pélardon, Causses Blue and Tome.
The Petits Pâtés de Pézenas (small pastries filled with meats), the tielle (a seafood pie) from Séte, picholine olives, the famous cassoulet (bean stew casserole with pork or duck) from Castelnaudary., The Catalans Rousquilles (biscuits), and salt from the Camargue make this a foodie’s paradise.
Fitou, Corbières, Muscat from Lunel, and Côtes du Roussillon wines are the perfect accompaniment to these dishes. The colorful markets of the Languedoc region supply the finest-quality products and best of wine and food pairing can be explored at local bars and restaurants.
The region is famed for its wine production as it is the second largest AOC wine producer in France. There are wine museums in Montpellier, Béziers and Corbières and many wine trails that you can take.
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