Camping in Occitania: Enjoy the beauty of the South West

There are regions where life is good. Between sea and mountains, countryside and city, in any season, enjoy one of the most touristic regions of France. Occitania. It stretches from the Gulf of Lion in the Mediterranean to the Hautes-Pyrénées.

As soon as you say its name, the words already sing. The accent rings out and we think of holidays. Occitania is one of the most visited regions in France. With its natural, cultural, architectural and historical heritage, there is plenty to do to enjoy the flavours and colours of this region... A tour around your campsite Les Grottes in Ariège.

Occitania: a region to discover

Between the sea and the mountains, sun and snow, Occitania is a region that will delight the whole family. Created from the merger of Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées, it is the perfect destination for lovers of the great outdoors, large sandy beaches and remarkable hilly landscapes. Whether you prefer a peaceful, sightseeing holiday or a sporting holiday, whether you cycle, ride, ski or backpack, it's all possible. It's an ideal place for a camping holiday. This region in the south of France includes the departments of Lot, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne, Aveyron, Lozère, Hérault, Gard, Haute-Garonne, Gers, Hautes-Pyrénées, Pyrénées-Orientales, Aude and Ariège. They all have many hidden treasures and are a great place to travel.

What to do in Occitania during your camping holiday?

From remarkable towns and villages, to must-see sites, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in the heart of the Pyrenees, near gorges, caves, waterfalls, in front of breathtaking castles, the Occitanie region is synonymous with a successful holiday. Visit Toulouse, the famous pink city; Nîmes and its incredible arena. Discover the medieval city of Carcassonne, the Canal du Midi, the sumptuous cathedral of Rodez, the bridge of Millau, the thermal baths of Argelès-Gazost... Activities in the heart of nature also await the whole tribe! Mountain biking, canyoning, swimming, tree climbing, many prehistoric caves can also be visited: Lombrive, Niaux, le Mas-d'Azil... From the most majestic monuments such as the bridges of Gard, Millau, Valentre, the Devil, to the most atypical ones such as the bridge of Mazamet, other sites will leave you speechless, such as the cirque of Navacelles. As for gastronomy, the region is rich in flavour. Taste the marvellous Roquefort cheese, the aligot, truffles, tielles, grisettes, and of course Toulouse sausages. Occitania is all this at once and you will only want to come back!

Photo "Le pont du Gard" (Credit Pinterest)