On the banks of the Orb River, a few kilometers upstream from Valras-Plage, the city’s waterfront, Béziers in the Occitanie region is crossed by the Canal du Midi.
The richness of the works that punctuate the canal has earned it the nickname of the city of nine locks: the whole is classified as a world heritage site by UNESCO.
Seductive by its immense heritage as much as by the dynamism of its cultural life, Béziers is a city of character, renowned for its traditional férias, its flower markets and the excellence of its vineyards. Many monuments and places of interest, such as the Saint Nazaire cathedral dating from the 15th century, a castle or a bullring are located in Béziers. Many places to visit, opening the door to many activities.
The silhouette of its walled city stands out against the clear sky of the Hérault, dominated by its imposing Gothic cathedral.
What to do in Béziers ?
- The discovery of the Fonzeranes locks: jewel of Béziers, these 17th century works are the result of technical prowess.
- The bullring of Béziers: visit its backstage and attend a great summer féria.
- The Saint-Nazaire cathedral: a treasure of southern gothic architecture, the cathedral offers from the top of its bell tower a sublime view of the old city and far beyond, of the entire Orb plain.
- The flower market that colors and perfumes the Riquet alleys every Friday: a treat for the eyes and a unique atmosphere.
Stroll through the medieval city: from the shady alleys of the Bishops’ Garden to the picturesque and lively shopping streets.
Enjoy a stay in camping
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