Bastides in the Southwest of France, Episode 329

Water well and city square in the town of Castelnau de Montmiral: bastides in the southwest of France episodeThere are a lot of towns designated as bastides in the southwest of France. What does that mean? It's a beautiful rich history!

Exploring Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, Episode 327

The town of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, the Aveyron river and bridgeSaint-Antonin-Noble-Val is a large village in the southwest of France. It has a gorgeous medieval city center, some great stories and a lot to do nearby. Perfect for slow travel and for those who are hoping to get to know the heart of France.

The Charming Village of Bruniquel, Episode 325

The Chateau of BruniquelBruniquel is listed as one of France's most beautiful villages and is a great place to visit. Should you go? What do you need to plan on? What will you see?

Gaillac Wine Country, Episode 315

Rabastens and the Tarn: Gaillac Wine Country episodeOn this episode Elyse takes us on a lovely drive between Rabastens and L'Isle-sur-Tarn with stops along the way at several wineries. A great day-trip from Toulouse!

Castelnaudary, Cassoulet and Canal du Midi, Episode 300

Castelnaudary Basin on the Canal du MidiLooking for places you can visit as a day-trip from Toulouse? We loved our visit to Castelnaudary. It is the world capital of Cassoulet, but it's also so charming! It is also a great place to start looking at Cathar chateaux.

Lagrasse and Villerouge-Termenès, Episode 289

Famous bridge of Lagrasse: Lagrasse and Villerouge-Termenès EpisodeLagrasse and Villerouge-Termenès are two wonderful towns in the Aude department. We love the area for its Cathar history, its gastronomy and Corbières wines

Rennes-le-Château: a Place of Legend, Episode 280

Church in Rennes-le-ChâteauLooking for a little mystery in a beautiful part of France? Rennes-le-Château and nearby Bugarach in Occitanie might be the ticket!

A visit to Limoux in Occitanie, Episode 277

Photo of Limoux's bridge and Aude riverWhen visiting the southwest of France, especially Carcassonne, you might want to add Limoux to your itinerary!

6 Days in the Dordogne and Aveyron, Episode 270

Market place in Sarlat: Dordogne and Aveyron episodeIf you're looking beyond the predictable visit to Paris, you really can't go wrong with Sarlat and Belcastel, beautiful places in the Dordogne and Aveyron!

Toulouse Trip Report, Episode 258

Close-up of the Capitole building: Toulouse Trip Report episodeAre you coming to Toulouse for the first time? Not sure what do see and do? Let's find out with this Toulouse trip report!