The city is surrounded by water, on one side the Mediterranean Sea and on the other the ponds, we call it the city on the water or Little Venice of Languedoc.
What to do in Sete?
– Climb to the top of Mont-Saint-Clair to admire the panorama
– Visit the Notre Dame de la Salette church built in 1861 and its amazing frescoes.
– Swimming at the Corniche beach
– Visit the Paul-Valéry museum
– Stroll through the central market
– Eat seafood and the famous tielle de Sète
– Attend a show at the Théâtre de la Mer
– Stroll along the Canal du Midi, a 240 km long canal running from Toulouse to Sète; and along the canals
Sète is a small town of 45,000 inhabitants 30 km southwest of Montpellier.
How to go there?
Montpellier is very easy to reach with trains and many direct flights, often low cost, from London, Madrid, Düsseldorf, Rome, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Basel, Dublin, Moscow, Seville, Lisbon…