Beziers, in Herault, is a city of some 74,000 people.
It’s located 110 miles (177 kilometers) from Marseille and about 150 miles (241 kilometers) from Barcelona, Spain.
Beziers is an inexhaustible source of culture; you’ll find loads to explore at these popular museums. For a thought-provoking day out, visit Musee de Vulliod St-Germain and Musee de Biterrois. If your time is short, however, don't miss the Musee de l'Ephebe.
The city is home to a range of great courses that are worth visiting if you love playing a game in the outdoors. The three most popular courses are the Cap d'Agde Golf Club, Lamalou-les-Bains Golf and the Saint-Thomas Golf Club.
Some of the most popular historical sites in Beziers are the places of worship that have stood faithfully here for many generations. The Beziers Cathedral and the Agde Cathedral are two of Beziers’s best examples of these. Take the time to enjoy the solemn atmosphere at these remarkable places.
Place de la Revolution and Place Gambetta are two of the most iconic public gathering places in Beziers. This is where you can see the more relaxed face of Beziers.
Among the most-visited family attractions around Beziers are Aqualand Cap d'Agde and the equally enjoyable Captain Jacko. Pack your camera and your sense of wonder and prepare for fun-filled hours filled with treasured memories.
When you are in Beziers check out Cap d'Agde Beach, a popular destination for both locals and tourists. On a fine day, this is the place to come to make the most of the sunshine, enjoy long strolls and watch the fisherman try their luck. The beach is a serene area and well worth a visit.
Set aside some time for the Musee des Beaux Arts, one of the most popular museums in Beziers. For those who love galleries and art museums, this is a great place to enjoy the atmosphere and learn about art history.
Gaze back through gun smoke of history at Beziers's historic watchtowers and fortifications. Be sure to visit the Fort de Brescou, and check the signs and inscriptions for the legends about those who defended this settlement.
The ecological preserves around Beziers show you the birds, trees and plants that flourish in the local area. To explore one of the major local natural parks, drive to Parc Naturel Regional du Haut Languedoc.