6 Quick Reasons to Buy Property in the Languedoc
There are several market profiles for property for sale in the Languedoc. For example, Montpellier is one of the best places in France for student lets, coastal resorts such as Agde and Palavas and surrounding areas are ideal easy-to-let seasonal rentals whilst attractive villages and towns like Pezenas and St. Chinian in the hinterland are always in demand both as holiday rentals and long-term tenancies. The Languedoc is made up of five regions - Aude, Gard, Herault, Lozere and Pyrenees-Orientales.
1. The South of France is renowned for its quality of life, its cultural wealth, its gastronomy, its climate and its values. Many consider the Languedoc to be the 'real south of France' and the region continues to experience growth as the 'ripple' effect from Provence-Cote d'Azur moves west along the Mediterranean coast.
2. The Languedoc is a hugely popular tourist destination, especially amongst Europeans. Airports at Montpellier, Nimes, Beziers, Carcassonne and Perpignan connect the Languedoc to most parts of Europe and beyond, often within two hours. A large number of low cost airlines such as easyJet and Ryanair operate from them all.
3. You are guaranteed a mild climate in the winter and a wonderfully long, hot summer. The Languedoc Mediterranean coast extends 220km with over 180km of white sandy beaches. The Languedoc is the fourth visited tourist region in France with over 15 million visitors per year and they enjoy their holidays in one the safest areas throughout the Mediterranean region.
4. The Languedoc produces over 40% of French wine and its reputation has seen considerable improvement over the last 10-15 years. Of course, this tradition not only gives access to fantastic wines but also to beautiful landscapes and walks.
5. The Languedoc has a many impressive landscapes taking in a variety of natural elements. From the Mediterranean coast to the mountains of the Cevennes and the Pyrenees, you will also pass through hills and garrigue that are home to the vines and olive trees. Summer sun-bathing, winter skiing, autumn and spring hiking, wild water rafting, mountain climbing – the Languedoc offers something for all outdoor enthusiasts.
6. Having inherited elements of the Occitan and Catalan cultures and languages, the Languedoc (or more precisely Languedoc-Roussillon), enjoys a rich cultural history that can still be authentically experienced in many of the villages in the region. This history enhances the cultural life of larger towns and cities that provide excellent facilities for art and music performance.
We are sure that whatever your requirements or dreams, you will find a property for sale in the Languedoc which will satisfy.
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