The seaside...

 


There are few rocky shores on the Languedoc coast. The Corniche of Sete is an exception and presents an atypical landscape of small sandy coves and clear water dominated by limestone cliffs.

From the Theatre of the Sea (Theatre de la Mer) to the seaside Corniche district, a promenade overlooking the sea offers magnificent views of the Mediterranean and the mountain of the nearby town of Agde.

The lateen sail is the traditional rigging of the Mediterranean, we find it on the "Catalanes" boat. This traditional boat which was used for fishing sardines and anchovies, till the begi...
Built in 1666, 650 meters long, this jetty enables visitors to stroll in the town center while enjoying the sea breeze. The breakwater is also used as a marina and has 300 moorings. The ...
The Corniche Promenade overlooks the Mediterranean and is around ten metres above sea level. It provides a link between Sète’s town centre and the Corniche district, passing through ...
The Thau Lagoon is the most extensive and deepest (average 4.5 metres, plunging to 10 metres in places) of all the lagoons in Languedoc-Roussillon. The Thau Lagoon is a true inland sea, separated ...
At the entrance to the old port, where the fishing boats unload their fish, stands the auction house.   Known as a “criée” in French, the term dates from the time when there were ...
Visit of the Saint-Louis lighthouse   It is at the end of the mole Saint Louis, this stone pavement length of 650 meters built at the foundation of the city, that throne the lighthouse ...
In the holiday season the Saint Pierre fortress, now converted into the Théâtre de la Mer (Theatre of the Sea), plays host to theatrical and musical performances. Following the attem...
Sète's 12 kilometers of fine sandy beach separates the Sea from the Thau Lagoon. Sete's beach has been approved by the "Pavillon Bleu" for water quality for many years.
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