A city-commune in the south of France, about 30 km north of Marseille. It is in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône, of which it is a sub-prefecture. Its population is approximately 143,000. The inhabitants are called Aixois or, less commonly, Aquisextains.
Montpellier is a city in southern France near the Mediterranean Sea. One of the largest urban centres in the region of Occitania, Montpellier is the prefecture of the department of Hérault. In 2018, 290,053 people lived in the city, while its metropolitan area had a population of 787,705. The inhabitants are called Montpelliérains.In the Middle […]
La montagne d’Alaric est un massif situé dans le département de l’Aude, au sud-est de Carcassonne. Point culminant : signal d’Alaric (600 m a.s.l.). Son versant nord est un terroir viticole appelé vignoble de la Montagne d’Alaric. Origine du nom : l’invasion des Wisigoths en AD 412. Athaulf, successeur du roi Alaric y fit construire un puissant fort. Selon […]
Botanical Garden of Toulouse – Jardin Botanique Henri GaussenUniversité Paul SabatierMuséum d’Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse I had a visit to Jardin des Plantes (Botanical garden) of Toulouse. It is created in 1730 by the Société des sciences de Toulouse (Society of Sciences of Toulouse), after some changes in location, it became both a large botanical garden and […]