Local attractions

Please find below links to our favourite places in the Languedoc region. We can also provide personal recommendations on things to do from private tours of the oyster beds to dining at the best beachside restaurants.

 

Less than 1 hour from Mèze

 

Abbaye de Valmagne

13th century abbey and restaurant that brews its own wine and beer. A short bike ride from Mèze

 

Bouzigues

This home of the French oyster and gastronomic destination is just a 20 minute bike ride away on a car free cycle path

 

Pézenas

The medieval city of Pézenas, where Molière once lived, is a short drive or bus ride away

 

Natural thermal baths in Balaruc

Our favourite of the many baths in this spa town has a luxurious thermally heated outdoor pool

 

Sète's jazz festival in July

In 2014 featuring, among many others, Bill Wyman and Jamie Cullum

 

Montpellier

This vibrant cultural city offers beautiful architecture, promenades, outdoor cafés and plentiful leafy squares

 

Narbonne

This picturesque city was a prosperous port in the Roman times and has a lively indoor market

 

Fresh water kayaking in St-Guilhem-le-Désert

Spend the day bathing and kayaking on the edge of this beautiful medieval hilltop town


Less than 90 mins from Mèze

 

Le Pont du Gard

This striking Roman aqueduct lies above a stony beach, great for swimming and kayaking

 

Nîmes

This vibrant city has its own amphitheatre dating back to the Roman times

 

Carcassonne

Stunning fortified city inhabited since Neolithic times

 

Cycle rail in the Cernon valley

An old railway track has been given new life with cycle trains

 

Avignon

Lively and artistic city on the banks of the river Rhone

 

Arles

Vincent van Gogh lived and painted in this lively town in the Camargue

 

Roquebrun

This hilltop town nestled on the river orb is great for swimming or kayaking

 

Olargues

Known for its 'Pont du Diable' bridge, this pretty village lies high up in the Black Mountains

 

Minerve

This charming hilltop town with cobbled streets is accessible only via its bridge

Le Pont du Gard
Le Pont du Gard

 

Less than 2 hours from Mèze

 

Collioure

This seaside town close to the Spanish border is known for its 'special light' which attracted artists such as Matisse and Picasso

 

Marseiile

Bustling city port and France's second largest city

 

Aix-en-Provence

Bustling Roman city with picturesque promenades and leafy sqaures

 

 

Less than 3 hours from Mèze

 

Albi

This beautiful city has been recognised by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site

 


Albi