region of France comprises the departments of the Aude,
Lozere and Pyrenees
Languedoc-Roussillon is the Region that lies on
the Mediterranean Sea in the south-west of France, with
Provence to the East, Spain and
Andorra to the south, and the Masif Central to the north. The
merger of two historic provinces resulted in Languedoc-Roussillon.
Languedoc was an independent area and it spoke the
langue d’oc, while Roussillon was Spanish right up to the mid 17th
century. It used to be known as France's Catalonia and the Catalan
heritage is still evident. Languedoc-Roussillon has a unique blend
of energetic cities, charming medieval villages, and some of the
best coastal areas in France.