Posts Tagged ‘Languedoc Rousillon’

My selection of beaches in the Gard

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Here are 2 ideas of beaches I like going to in the Gard. They are easily accessible for people living or staying in the area between Nimes and Montpellier. The best time to go to the beach in summer is the morning of course. If you arrive around 10am you don’t need to fight for parking. […] Read more…

Chocolat Mousse – The Authentic Recipe

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This is not specific to the Languedoc Roussillon, it is just extremely typically French : here is the true, authentic, easiest and most delicious recipe of French Chocolat Mousse. The most important of course is to use a good cooking chocolate. The best one to use in my view is the traditional Nestle Dessert chocolate […] Read more…

Asian-Meditarranean fusion in Aigues-Mortes

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Here is another address off the usual tourists tracks. Boem is a restaurant in Aigues-Mortes, outside the old town walls where most visitors go. It serves refined fusion Asian-Mediterranean food. We loved it all, including the mango mojitos. My only comment is : be careful of the size of the servings… we really had too much to eat. […] Read more…

Fun, friendly & unconventional

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Now this is a very non touristy address in the middle of quite a touristy part of the Grau du Roi (one of the Gard’s main sea-side towns). It’s a surprising restaurant to discover with loads of personality. La Reine du Grau has a vintage industrial look with its wooden painted floor, large yellow wooden bar, industrial suspension […] Read more…

Where to eat an ice cream in Nîmes

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When you are visiting Nîmes on a hot summer day, stopping at a shady terrace for an ice cream is very tempting. But please don’t stop anywhere (and don’t just eat any old industrial ice lolly). Nîmes has so much better to offer! Here is the address of a lovely old fashioned patisserie in the […] Read more…

Languedoc Living website

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Here is a useful website in English aimed mainly at English speaking residents of Languedoc Rousillon.WOW! Languedoc Living has a general news section (not only dedicated to Langedoc news) so it is a good way to get national French news in English. The website also offers lots of info about local events happening around the […] Read more…