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Beziers Museum

Category:Museums and Exhibitions Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

The museum present an introdution to the social, economic and cultural evolution of the Beziers region from prehistoric times to the present day.

Web Site:www.ville-beziers.fr/culture/02.cfm#2
Address:Rampe du 96ème, Caserne Saint-Jacques, 34500 BEZIERS
Phone:+33 (0)4 67 36 81 60

Canal du Midi Short Cruise

Category:River Cruises Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

A short - few hours - cruise on the Canal du Midi starting near the city of Bezièrs.

Web Site:www.lesbateauxdumidi.com
Address:14 rue des Écluses - Écluses de Fonserane - 34500 BÉZIERS
Phone:04 67 36 51 24

Canal du Midi Cruise - Agde

Category:River Cruises Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

The "Bateau du Soleil" offers from March to November cruises on the Canal du Midi and Thau Lake.

Web Site:www.bateaux-du-soleil.com
Address:6, rue Chassefières - 34300 AGDE
Phone:33(0)4 67 94 08 79

"Escale à Sète"

Category:Others Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Festival of maritime traditions.
Dates: from March 28th to April 2nd 2018

Web Site:www.escaleasete.com
Address:Sète
Phone:

Saint Adrien Garden

Category:Remarkable Gardens Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

The garden flourishes on 4 ha on ancient Middle Age quarries.
The garden was awarded entries in the prestigious listings like:
* "Remarkable Garden" by the Ministry of Culture
* Top five parks in France in 2003 by the "Journalists Association Horticulture and Gardens"
* Label 'exceptional sites in Languedoc "(www.sitesdexception.fr)
The garden is also hosting themed shows like a Venetian Carnival on May 19th, 20th and 21st 2017 from 2pm to 7pm .

Web Site:www.jardindesaintadrien.com
Address:34290 SERVIAN
Phone: 04 67 39 24 92

Sète Canal Cruises

Category:River Cruises Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Short 45 minute cruises on the canals of Sète - the "Venice of Languedoc".

Web Site:www.sete-croisieres.com
Address:Canauxrama, Canaux de Sète, Sète
Phone:

"World Pipe Organ Days" -Agde

Category:Concerts Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Discovery of Agde town pipe organs, music school students play short pieces chosen for their suitability to each pipe organ.
Date: May 14th 2017 Agde St Etienne Cathedral in the morning and St Sever Church afternoon.

free thing to do
Web Site:www.orgue-en-france.org
Address:St Etienne Cathedral, Rue Hôtel du Cheval Blanc, 34300 Agde
Phone:

Vinocap

Category:Food and Wine Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

The largest wine fair in South of France with more than 100 exhibitors-producers including the most prestigious vineyards of the region.
Date: May 5th to 7th 2016

Web Site:www.capdagde.com
Address:place du Barbecue, Cap d'Agde
Phone:

"Agde au fil du temps"

Category:Town/City Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

"Agde au fil du temps" is an yearly event held in Agde (some 24km - 15 mi - south east of Bèziers) whose goal is to bring simultaneously to life all the periods of the history of Agde - from arrival of the Greek sailors some 2600 years ago to nowadays - during a (late May or early June) weekend.
Date: May 14th 2017

free thing to do
Web Site:www.agdeaufildutemps.com
Address:Agde, Herault Department
Phone:04 67 01 04 04

"Saint Peter" Feast - "Les fêtes de la Saint-Pierre"

Category:Town/City Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

St. Peter 's celebrations pay tribute to fishermen and to the Mediterranean sea. It will be animated by the processions and many cultural activities, sports , games , gastronomic animations etc. As usual , fireworks will brighten the sky on Saturday at 11pm on the pier .
Dates: June 24, 25 and 26 2016

free thing to do
Web Site:www.beziers-in-mediterranee.com
Address:34350 Valras-Plage
Phone:+33 4 67 32 33 33

Thursdays in Béziers - Les Jeudi de Béziers

Category:Food and Wine Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Tasting of local wines each Thursday night during July and August.
The event takes place on Allées Paul Riquet, from 7 p.m to 11p.m. It's a paid event, for €5, you have one glass, and 3 tasting tickets.

Web Site:www.beziers-in-mediterranee.com/voir-et-faire/agenda#!/page/1
Address:Béziers, Allées Paul Riquet
Phone:

Muscat Festival of Frontignan

Category:Food and Wine Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Frontignan Muscat is a sweet and dry wine, well known and much appreciated.
Each summer the town of Frontignan - situated some 60 km (37 mi) northeast of Béziers - celebrated its famous wine with the "Muscat Festival". Animation include: wine tastings, visits to wine caves and wineries, exhibitions, shows, concerts and bodegas.
Dates: July 15th to 17th 2016

free thing to do
Web Site:www.frontignan-tourisme.com/28-eme-festival-du-muscat.html
Address:Frontignan
Phone:

Medieval Feast at Balaruc le Vieux

Category:Medieval Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Balaruc le Vieux is situated 63km (39 mi) west of Béziers and just 10km (6mi) north of Sète, on the shore of the Lake Thau.
Each year it celebrates its medieval past with a 2 days medieval festival.
Dates: July 22nd and 23rd 2017

free thing to do
Web Site:
Address:Balaruc le Vieux, Hérault
Phone:

Fishermen's Festival - Cap d'Agde

Category:Others Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

The festival takes place in honor of Saint Pierre - the patron saint of the fishers - in Cap d'Agde and the nearby town of Grau d'Agde.
Dates: July 7th 8th and 9th 2017

free thing to do
Web Site:www.capdagde.com/agenda/fete-des-pecheurs
Address:Cap d'Agde
Phone:

Fishermen's Feast - Sète

Category:Town/City Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

The Fishermen's Feast known as "The Atonement of Saint Pierre" - Saint Piere being the patron of the fishermen - is a very popular event in Sète.
Animations include a procession of the statue of the Saint Pierre, traditional games etc.
Dates: From June 29th to July 3rd 2017

free thing to do
Web Site:www.ot-sete.fr
Address:34200 Sète
Phone:

"Fête de la Mer"- Cap d'Agde

Category:Town/City Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

"Fête de la Mer" - Sea Festival of Agde is an opportunity to discover and appreciate local maritime traditions with an evening jousting tournament, street music etc.
Dates: July 29th and 30th 2017

free thing to do
Web Site:www.capdagde.com/agenda/fete-de-la-mer-au-cap-dagde
Address:Centre-port, 34300 Le Cap d'Agde
Phone:04 67 01 04 04

"Championnat du Monde des Objets Flottants Non Identifiés (OFNI)"

Category:Others Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

"Championnat du Monde des Objets Flottants Non Identifiés (OFNI)" or "World Championship of Unidentified Floating Objects (UFO)" takes place starting at 6:00 pm on August 6th 2017 in Cap d'Adge. The championship is preceded by the "Joutes - Trophée du Languedoc" that starts at 3:00 pm.

Web Site:www.capdagde.com/agenda/championnat-du-monde-des-objets-flottants-non-identifies-ofni
Address:Lagon d'Aqualand 34300 Le Cap d'Agde
Phone:

The Feast of Saint Louis

Category:Town/City Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

The "St. Louis" Fest is the feast of Sète, celebrated each year since the creation of the city on 29th of July 1666.
The fest that lasts 6 days includes animations like a jousting tournament, music, shows etc.
Dates: From August 17th to August 22nd 2017.

free thing to do
Web Site:www.sete.fr
Address:Sète
Phone:

Beer Festival of Sète

Category:Food and Wine Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Organized for the 28th celebration of the brotherhood between Sète and Neuburg- Germany, this "Oktoberfest" will once again give the participants the opportunity raise their mug and toast in a lighthearted ambiance.
Date: September 3rd 2016

Web Site:www.ot-sete.fr
Address:Avenue Victor Hugo - Place Stalingrad - 34200 Sète
Phone:

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