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



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



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

Featuring, among many others over the years, Bill Wyman, Herbie Hancock and Jamie Cullum



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



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



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



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



Lively and artistic city on the banks of the river Rhone



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



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



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



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



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



Bustling city port and France's second largest city



Bustling Roman city with picturesque promenades and leafy sqaures



Less than 3 hours from Mèze



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