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Region of Vendres

A rich and welcoming region...

On the banks of the Mediterranean with its fine sand beaches, and picturesque fishing ports and marinas, just a few miles from the Canal du Midi, and magnificent medieval towns, you are in Vendres-Plage in the Languedoc Roussillon, specifically in Hérault Department between Valras (about 10 km) and Cap d’Agde (about 15 km).

The Hérault, shaped like an amphitheatre around the Grande Bleue, offers a wide range of gorgeous landscapes and archaeological sites, natural areas, picturesque villages and historic towns with a rich culture.

A wonderful place to live all year round or to discover for a season, and then to come back! Because you won’t be able to stay away!

 

THE COASTLINE, PORT, BEACHES, COVES

The coast from the Grande Motte to Valras Plage leads the way to magnificent fishing ports at Cap d’Agde and Sète and the marinas at Frontignan and Palavas.

Plus the lovely sand beaches at Grande Motte, Valras and Portiragnes… as well as the coves and cliffs at Sète, an unusual seaside resort at the foot of ‘Mont St. Clair’, crisscrossed with canals that have given it the name of « la Venise du Languedoc »

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THE HINTERLAND OF FRAGRANT "GARRIGUE"

Inland, lies the country of fragrant scrub, ponds, gorges, lakes and canals.

That hinterland will show you the magnificent landscapes of ‘garrigues’ and Camargue – ponds, lakes and canals and their banks…

It seems like all the world’s beauties have been grouped here.

For unspoiled natural beauty as far as the eye can see, traveling through the Orb Valley is a real treat for the eyes, between the villages nestling on the mountain side, with gorges that invite you for a swim or a canoe trip ... and the broad vineyards that make the reputation of Faugères and Saint Chinian wines...

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The Canal du Midi (Unesco)

The Canal du Midi, 240 km long, was the work of PP Ricquet in the 17th century; it links the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean. The banks are an invitation to a hike or a bike ride under the sycamores, or why not a barge trip … because today the Canal du Midi is reserved for pleasuring boating and cruises. Navigating it is no longer just a dream...

You can rent a barge to get the best possible view of the beautiful landscapes. Take it by towns and villages, cross the Orb on a Canal bridge and even climb a hill with the 8 locks in Fonséranes (out of a total of 63 locks).

« The Canal du Midi » and the « Saint Guilhem le Désert » village, built at the bottom of impressive cliffs and a stop-over on the St. James’ Way (Santiago de Compostela), are on the Unesco world heritage list.

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TOWNS AND VILLAGES

Hérault also has a rich historical, archaeological, cultural and festive heritage...

An excursion to the large towns is a must -- Béziers ... standing on a rocky peak over a wine-growing plain …, Carcassonne… and is majestic t ramparts …, Pézénas… a small trade and agricultural town that hosted Molière and his famous theatre … Lunel known for its bull festival and its Muscat,… Sète with its typical sports tradition and its cuisine … the Paul Valéry museum and the “Espace Brassens” – two famous names of the region, are also worth a visit.

Roquebrun village is one of the most attractive in the region ... its Mediterranean garden and conservatory of aromatic and medicinal plants are worth a side trip; so are the medieval keep and the old city.

Vendres Plage is above all a family beach, appreciated for its gently sloping fine sand beaches, protected by a ring of dunes … but there is plenty for adrenalin lovers, too: the windswept Narbonne coast is a meeting place for fans of water sports like surfing and windsurfing. Vendres-Plage is also a “nature” resort, safeguarded from concrete and urban areas.

Vendres Plage is also a "nature" station preserved from concrete and urban areas. It thinks of itself as a ‘Station Verte’, with its unique flora and fauna in the dunes, between sea and land, a little Camargue, home of ducks, grey herons and pink flamincos.

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