Carcassonne a walled Medieval town in the Languedoc region of southwest France is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Pont du Gard — a three-level stone aqueduct crossing the Gardon river valley 25 km west of Avignon. Built over 2000 years ago by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, the son-in-law of Augustus. Great to visit in the autumn, when the summer crowds are gone.
Castelnaudary — On the Canal du Midi (a World Heritage site). This ancient market town in the southern part of Languedoc-Roussillon is the capital of cassoulet stew and the capital of the Lauragais area.
Gordes — beautiful old village perched on the edge of the Plateau de Vaucluse cliffs, 12th-c castle.
Senanque Abbey — 12th-century Cistercian abbey in the Vaucluse, near Gordes. Summer lavender fields.
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St Hippolyte-du-Fort — on the Vidourle river 50 km northwest of Nîmes. On the southern edge of the Cevennes, with 17th-18th century houses, ancient fountains, many sundials.
St Quentin-la-Potèrie is an ancient village with long, narrow streets, colorful Provençal buildings, medieval doorways, and workshops for many local potters. St Quentin is renowned in the area for its Friday-morning market.