HIGHLIGHTS​​

 

The Old Port

Inaugurated in 1666, the Sète Port was a main place within the wine trade, taking advantages of its strategic situation at the confluence of the Canal du Midi and the sea.

Today, this port is mainly frequented by the fishermen who sale every day at 15.30 the fishes they’ve caught. Such a typical place of the city.

The royal canal

Mooring point of the fishing boats, this large canal is at the heart of the city where there are the best bars and restaurants.

Each year, at the end of august, this place is converted in the main scene of the Saint-Louis festivity where you can discover the well-known nautical battles.

La "pointe courte"

This charming fishermen quarter is a very typical place of the Mediterranean coast.

At the edge of the Thau pond, this quarter is an authentic village within the city where fishermen named “les pointus” are still living in their wooden houses.

WHAT TO DO

 

Espace Georges Brassens

Espace Georges Brassens

All year round (closed on Mondays)

Sète is the place of birth of Georges Brassens, a famous French singer-songwriter. Thus, if you’re in his town, you can’t miss visiting this museum. After the visit, which usually lasts half an hour, unpublished recitals will be presented to you.

Saint Louis’ Day

Saint Louis’ Day

From 22nd to 27th August

The city of Sète celebrates its patron saint, a very ancient commemoration. Water jousting tournaments and more than 70 open air shows are on the programme of this year’s edition.

​CONNECTIONS AND RELATED DESTINATIONS

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Located halfway between the sea and the mountains, Perpignan benefits from its proximity to the Mediterranean coast and the imposing Canigou mountain range. ​

​STATION

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Sète

78, place de Combon
​34200 Sète​​​​

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