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Tribute to the missing sailors and fishermen. Discovering Sète's traditions Sunday morning. I enjoy a coffee on the terrace, in a small bar near the market of Les Halles, when I am challenged by excitement and music. Curious, I let myself be guided by the noise and came face to face with a procession led by a marching band. Is it one of those parades that precede the jousting tournaments, as I was told by friends who came to Sète last summer on holiday? To be sure, I decide to call someone when my eyes meet those of a lady of a certain age with a benevolent look. She tells me that today is St. Peter's Day, the patron saint of fishermen. The next stop of this great celebration takes place in the church of Saint Louis which, according to him, is worth a visit. I let myse...
"Escale à Sète", the festival of the maritime traditions of the Mediterranean, from April 12 to 18   Discover the program and book your tickets for Escale à Sète here  Come and admire the most majestic sailing ships in the world! Make a date for this exceptional edition.  A love story   In the Archipelago of Thau, we live with the elements, and in particular with the water, with which we have a true love story. It is from this romance that "Escale à Sète" was born, a week of strong moments, meetings and conviviality for the safeguard of the maritime and river heritage. You did not attend the previous editions? We'll give you the lowdown!   Get ready to be amazed! Escale à Sète is first of all a great gathering of the most beautiful boats in the wor...
Today I discover the atmosphere of the famous Monday of Saint Louis, the great celebration of the city of Sète. It's Monday! The last day of the feast of St. Louis, which began on Thursday. A full weekend for me. Between the various parades where all the districts are represented, the famous square ball tournament, the tribute to the railway workers and the concert at the Théâtre de la Mer. We end this party with the "heavy" category jousting tournament!We meet in the morning with our friends in the town hall square, or as the Sète people also call it "Place du Poufre "*. We're waiting for the famous "macaronade"! Players and Sète eat this dish for occasions or on Sundays with the family, but especially before the Languedoc jousting tournaments. Tomato sauce, sausage, ...