Blog Posts - Languedoc



Lacroix-Vanel Fine Amor Pézenas 2008 (Midi) - Wine Review

Tonight's wine is this delightful offering from Lacroix-Vanel that was purchased from a VINTAGES Release back in September, 2013.Tasting Note:LACROIX-VANEL FINE AMOR PÉZENAS 2008 - AC Coteaux du Languedoc, Midi, France (#343418) (XD) - $19.95About 5...

Les Terrasses de la Cité in Carcassonne, France

by Dinner at Six Thirty on Feb 21, 2016

Petit Train de la Cité in Carcassonne, France

MR and I decided to take the tour of the fortress by the tourist train before actually going in. I looked online for reviews and not all were positive. Some people mentioned their disappointment; I personally thought it was a great idea.Carcassonne h...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Feb 20, 2016

Carcassonne, France

After our 1-week stay in Le Barcares (click here for the post), it was time to move somewhere else. We were determined to see as much as we could and we were definitely not done yet with our summer vacation. So our next stop was in the medieval city...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Feb 19, 2016

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by web networkings on Feb 15, 2016

Luna Park in Le Barcares, France

How was our night life in Le Barcares you might ask? Non-existent!Which is pretty much understandable because we were travelling with our almost 7 year old daughter. So if you ask me what is there to do at night time, I'm not quite sure. I'm certain...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Feb 9, 2016

February 6 VINTAGES Release: Southern France + South Africa + Valentines

The February 6 VINTAGES Release will be on shelves this coming Saturday and continues the on-going theme of the year to focus on wine regions offering good value wines. In this edition, wines from Southern Franc are the main theme, while the mini-the...

Poissonnerie Chez Elise in Le Barcares, France

Aside from going to the port to get our fresh fish, I also happily shopped at the Poissonnerie Elise (Elise's fish shop). A lot of people seemed to do that too as the place was packed all throughout the day. Its location was pretty convenient. It was...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Jan 24, 2016

Domaine les Yeuses les Épices Syrah 2011 (Midi) - Wine Review

Tonight's delicious wine was purchased in the Spring of 2014 from the May 24th VINTAGES Release. This red wine has been a frequent arrival on LCBO VINTAGES - however, the 2012 vintage was last released in December 2014, so we should see the 2013 vint...

Street Markets in Le Barcares, France

Local Street Markets have always fascinated me. I love walking and looking around because there is always something interesting to find. Usually selling local products, you can be sure to find products that come from a nearby farm, orchard, or from a...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Jan 7, 2016

The Beach in Le Barcares, France

Our choice of spending our vacation at the beach this year was obvious. It had been 4 years since I last saw the beach. For someone who lived most of her life on an island, I was slowly losing my mind and getting impatient. So when we finally made it...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Jan 6, 2016

Top à la Vachette - Labat in Le Barcares, France

On one of the first nights in Le Barcares, we decided to check out the show - Top à la Vachette. It was something I had read online, but I wasn't so sure about it. We finally decided to go for it when we saw an advertisement that afternoon. We were...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Jan 5, 2016

Camping California in Le Barcares, France

Once we finally finalized our vacation dates, the next question was where to go. Personally, it doesn't take much to make me agree to go anywhere - I love travelling and discovering new things. But after talking to my dear husband, I could sense that...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Dec 6, 2015

Summer Vacation 2015 - Le Barcares

Now that it's been a month since we got back from our summer vacation and that the awful rainy weather is back, I can't help but think about the wonderful days we spent in the south of France last month. Being reunited to the sea after 3 long years w...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Sep 16, 2015

Pont du Gard in Vers-Pont-du-Gard, France

Confucius once said , "Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it". I doubt he was talking about the Pont du Gard in France though.The third stop in our summer trip was planned by my husband, MR. I don't remember how he heard of it. But since he...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Aug 30, 2015

Le Musée du Bonbon Haribo / Haribo Museum in Uzès, France

After driving an hour and a half, we were finally at our second stop - Le Musée du Bonbon Haribo / Haribo Museum in Uzès, France. As you can probably imagine, this stop was for our daughter, SO. Since her birthday was on the last day of our trip, M...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Aug 29, 2015

Preview: What We Did on Our Holiday

Now that we're back home I'm taking the time to settle down. MR, on the other hand, went straight to work the next day. I'm not starting work until next week, so I've been washing our clothes, cleaning the house, and setting a new rhythm. In between...
by Dinner at Six Thirty on Aug 14, 2015

Montpellier – the city that has it all!

And finally Montpellier! The city that has it all! So visiting the South of France and the Languedoc-Roussillon region would not be completed if you missed out on Montpellier. It is a truely amazing city that has it all indeed! Continue reading The p...
by Shopaholic's Daily Calendar on Apr 6, 2015

Pont Du Gard – the highlight of Languedoc-Roussillon

Pont Du Gard is definitely the best place to visit in the Languedoc-Roussillon, South of France. This is definitely the place you have to visit! Here, I don’t know where to start. I am speechless. You know when you are looking Continue reading The...
by Shopaholic's Daily Calendar on Mar 15, 2015

The morning in the Saintes Maries de la Mer

And lastly, the morning experience in the Saintes Maries de la Mer The last one on my list of seaside resorts in the Languedoc-Roussillon region that I decided to see, is Saintes Maries de la Mer. We have actually visited Continue reading The post Th...
by Shopaholic's Daily Calendar on Mar 9, 2015


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