The Region


It is called "the singular island" and it is not for nothing. Between the Mediterranean and the Thau pond, the port of Sète is an invitation to travel.

You will be seduced by the colorful facades that overlook the canals as well as by the small streets that go to conquer Mont Saint Clair. In this cosmopolitan and creative city, we all feel a little marine or artists.

According to your desires, here are some idea of visits and activities :

Museums :

Sport activities :

Other activities in Sète :

  • Local specialities and events
  • Jousting during the summer season
  • Numerous festivals: Quand je pense à Fernande (june) - Worlwide Festival (july) - Jazz à Sete (july) - Fiest'A Sete (august)
  • Photo Exhibits: Images Singulières
  • Literary Events: Les Voix Vives (july) - Les Automnales, meeting with writers (october) - Café littéraire all year long
  • Guided tour of Sète and its typical neighbourhoods
  • Visit of criée (fish professionnal market)
  • Discovery of the rich and colorful local gastronomy: essentials, cuttlefish rust, stuffed squid, bourride de anglerfish *, macaronade...

Around Sète

  • To discover at 50 km :
  • Thau laguna’s ports: Balaruc, Bouzigues, Mèze, Marseillan...
  • Pézénas ( 40 km), medieval city where lived Molière and Bobby Lapointe
  • Montpellier ( 25 km) : rich in history
  • Camargue
  • Salagou lake and Hérault valley
Jousting during the feast of the St Louis in Sète
Théâtre de la mer in Sète
Oysters cultures on the Thau pond and view on Sète
Taste an oyster Platter
Beach and Transat on the edge of the Mediterranean in Sète
View on the mount Canigou from the beach