The Occitanie region

The Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée region covers 13 départements and includes 4454 communes. The region boasts a rich variety of landscapes and climates, including two national parks (Parc national des Cévennes, Parc National des Pyrénées), 8 regional nature parks, a marine nature park, over 220 km of Mediterranean coastline and 2 International Dark Sky Reserves (Pic du Midi de Bigorre, France's 1st Dark Sky Reserve, and the Parc National des Cévennes, Europe's largest Dark Sky Reserve).