In the footsteps of Molière, between winegrowing and handicraft.
this picturesque town has a rich history. Did you know that? Molière, an emblematic character of the town, made his dramatic debut on the stage of the theatre of Pézenas. Discover the history of the town and lose yourself in the narrow streets of the town, let yourself be carried away by the small artisanal art and second-hand shops that make the town so special.
Discover the treasures of nature and the landscapes of the Languedoc. Take a deep breath along these unique and original routes. Take your time on foot or get your adrenaline flowing on a mountain bike or electric scooter on more than 3,000 km of marked and safe trails that range from the coastline plains to the sporty trails of the mid-mountains path. The hiking trails will take you through exceptional nature and panoramas, in the colours of the seasons.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site: 240 km long, the Canal du Midi, which links Toulouse to Sète, is a unique work of art built in the 17th century. Agde is the last stop, you will discover the round lock with its 3 doors. You will also discover the 9 locks of Fonseranes in Béziers which allow boats to cross a difference in level of 21.50 metres in a distance of 300 metres.
Fine sand, turquoise water, protected areas... There's something for everyone. A morning or evening walk to experience the sunset, a sandcastle competition with the children, a game of snowshoes with friends are all good reasons to disconnect and fully enjoy! Marseillan and Cap d'Agde are seaside resorts labeled Pavillon Bleu , very festive with many tourist facilities for families and the youngest.
In the hinterland of the Hérault, the 1,500 kilometres of rivers cascade down from the heights of the Cévennes, Larzac and Haut-Languedoc. 70 % of the species known in France are present in our rivers, a diversity of fish that invites a variety of types of fishing. The Hérault river is not only fishing, but also swimming with its small beaches nestled in a green setting.
Located in the heart of the Grand Site de France les Gorges de l'Hérault, on the road to Santiago de Compostela, Saint-Guilhem-Le-Désert is a wonderful medieval village typical of the Languedoc. From the Place de la Liberté with its imposing 150 year old plane tree, the village unfolds its narrow streets where you can still admire the Renaissance mullioned windows, the geminated bays and the gothic lintels.