From Narbonne’s many Roman remains to the Cathar castles – the Languedoc provides a feast for history lovers.

Here’s the must see short list:

The Cit√© of Carcassonne (France’s 3rd most popular tourist sight)

The archbishop’s palace and cathedral in Narbonne

The remains of the Cathar castles at Queribus and Peyrepertuse

The Abbey of Fontfroid

The amphoralis in Salleles d’Aude