Tourism, demography, economic attractiveness: the Occitanie region has no shortage of cultural assets!
To discover our region is to soak up the amber-scented vibe of the bastides, to stroll between the colourful stalls of the markets, to go back in time in the caves of Ariège or the Amphitheatres of Nîmes.
With its 9 sites listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, its 41 Grand Sites Occitanie / Sud de France, its 44 mountain resorts, its 28 thermal establishments, its fifty marinas, this region is the perfect destination for lovers of nature and historical heritage and well-being.
The variety of landscapes is matched only by the cultural diversity that this region has to offer. Whether you’re history buffs, hiking enthusiasts, amateur photographers, Sunday explorers, you will inevitably find something to make you happy in the Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée region.
Economic development is one of the most significant competences of the Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée region.
In 2017, the Region set its sights on the economy of the future and strengthened its commitment to economic development and innovation.
The industry, agriculture, coastline, mountains, digital, the assets available to this territory are all opportunities for job creation.
With nearly 5.924 million inhabitants, the region is the 5th most populated region in France.
A wealth of landscapes, an exceptional heritage, culture in all seasons and quality gas-tronomy contribute to a well-being that blows 30 million French and foreign visitors away each year.