The towns and villages of the Hérault region
The Hérault is also rich in historical, archaeological, cultural and festive heritage...
An excursion to the big cities of Béziers, Carcassonne, Pézénas, Lunel, Sète or Narbonne is a must. Montpellier is only an hour's drive from the estate.
BÉZIERS, OLDEST TOWN IN FRANCE
Located only 15 kilometres from Portiragnes, the city of Béziers is considered to be the oldest city in France. It is an ideal destination for a half-day excursion, especially in low season. Crossed by the Orb, the Canal du Midi and surrounded by vineyards, Béziers offers its visitors splendid landscapes.
PÉZÉNAS, THE CITY OF MOLIÈRE
A little less popular but nevertheless rich in history, Pézénas has been able to evolve and develop its tourist attractions while preserving its authenticity. Situated 25km from Portiragnes, the historic heart of this former trade fair town, home of Molière and his illustrious theatre, is a return to history. To discover absolutely during a stay in Portiragnes.
MONTPELLIER, THE MOST ATTRACTIVE CITY IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE
In a completely different style, the city of Montpellier, elegant and cultural, with Mediterranean blood running through its veins, has dynamism to spare. Its pedestrian zone, the historic medieval centre, nicknamed the "Escutcheon", is a paradise for strolling. The many shady squares invite you to relax and convey a "village within the city" atmosphere. Among the must-see places, the Place de la Comédie, the Esplanade Charles de Gaulle, the Arc de Triomphe, the Cathedral Saint-Pierre, ... so many new buildings to admire during a visit to Montpellier.
Roquebrun, the little Nice of the Hérault region
The village of Roquebrun is one of the most beautiful villages in the region. Its Mediterranean garden, a conservatory of aromatic and medicinal plants, is worth the detour as well as the dungeon and the old town.