P-O Life is a quarterly free colour magazine launched 2005 by Kate Hareng in Perpignan for English speakers in Pyrenees-Orientales that distributes 9,000 to 11,000 copies per issue. Each issue includes local news, what’s on and a directory of local businesses.
Languedoc Sun was a quarterly free colour magazine launched 2006 by Laurence Boxall in Nimes that extended its coverage from Languedoc to Provence region. Autumn 2018 was the final print edition but the web site now produces an annual download version.
Destination Occitanie is a free colour magazine in English produced irregularly by the Occitanie tourism office. It used to be available as a PDF download but the web page disappeared after the organisation’s domain was changed in 2018. Includes useful maps and leisure activity suggestions.
At the local level, each departement has a tourism operation that produces publications. For example, Aude: Cathar Country is a free colour magazine in English produced in 2018 by Aude tourism available as a PDF download. A wider range of tourism magazines in French for Aude can be downloaded as PDF’s here.
Local free what’s on, arts & culture magazines in print in French (some available sporadically from tourism & municipal offices):
LeMag – bi-monthly for Carcassonne metro
Ole! – bi-monthly for Aude & Herault
Agenda des Loisirs – monthly for Carcassonne town
L’Essential – quarterly for the greater Carcasssonne (Agglo) region
Flash! – monthly for Occitanie & Pyrenees-Mediterranee
Le Petit Agenda – monthly by departement
L’Art Vues – bi-monthly for Occitanie
Ramdam – bi-monthly for Occitanie
Artdeville – bi-monthly for Occitanie
Sortir – monthly for Occitanie
Guide Ete – annual for Aude events Jul-Sep [delivered door-to-door by local paper]
In Toulouse – quarterly for Toulouse
L’Agenda du Patrimonie – annual for Occitanie events Jun-Sep