Our most recommended things to do in Sète

Boat trip in the canals is on the Thau pond

1. Boat trip in the canals is on the Thau pond

Do you want to visit Sète and its surroundings? A boat trip is ideal for discovering the Thau and Sète pond for two, with the family or in a group. You embark on the Port des Flisilles on our boat walk Narwhal SP 900. With a capacity of 12 people, this boat takes you safely. During this walk you will discover Sète following its canals, its colorful facades, its historic monuments ... You will also crisscross the Thau pond with its oyster parks, its fishing villages and its 3 main ports: Balaruc les Bains, Mèze and Bouzigues.

Boat trip on the Thau pond

2. Boat trip on the Thau pond

From the Port des Busilles, we follow the Lido beach to the port of Marseillan Plage, we take the Pisse-Saumes canal to enter the Thau pond by its western part. We are going to cross the pond passing through the ports of Marseillan-Ville, Mèze and Bouzigues. Each port has its own charm and its particularities, which will not fail to amaze you. The Thau pond is an essential place in the Occitanie region, with its environmental wealth and its cultural heritage. Then we are going to enter the port of Sète to discover its historic buildings, its typical districts and its colorful houses. While relaxing on the calm waters of the canals, you can enjoy the magnificent landscapes that surround you. On the return we will follow the cornice of Sète, the Théâtre de la Mer and the Anau's cove.

From Montpellier: Winery Tour in a Vintage Citroën 2CV

3. From Montpellier: Winery Tour in a Vintage Citroën 2CV

Journey through the Languedoc wine region in style in a vintage Citroën 2CV in this tour from Montpellier. Drive through idyllic vineyards to visit two wine estates where you can try an array of delicious wines. Meet your friendly guide who will pick you up from the comfort of your accommodation. Take off to the beautiful countryside of the Languedoc region in a red classic car. Enjoy the view of the vineyards as you drive with the roof down. Stop at two lovely wine estates and learn about the history of the Languedoc wine region. Go down to the cellar and see the oak barrel room. Finish the visit by tasting some superb white, rosé, and red wines.

Montpellier: Guided Food Tour With Local Snacks and Wine

4. Montpellier: Guided Food Tour With Local Snacks and Wine

Accompanied by your local guide, discover the main sites of the charming medieval city center of Montpellier and taste along the way some regional specialties. Meet your guide on the Place de la comedie in front of the Opera House next to the Fountain of the Three Grace. Your first stop will be at the indoor market where you will taste there a selection of regional cheeses and some seafood delights from the neighboor harbor city of Sète. Your guide will then lead you through the picturesque medieval streets to sample a “fougasse”, typical bread from the South of France, a pastry, olive oil and tapenade, chocolate and of course wine ! In total you will taste 10 of our local specialties and see the main highlights of the historical district of Montpellier.

Sea kayak tour: Sète, the French pearl of the Mediterranean

5. Sea kayak tour: Sète, the French pearl of the Mediterranean

After a short briefing, you'll start on a single or double sit-on-top sea-kayak with your guide for this amazing trip. Cliffs, secret places and small marine caves of Sète's Corniche! Your instructor will also tell you about the history and heritage of Sète: antiquity, Canal du Midi, fishing, jousting... And all this while gliding quietly over the blue of the Mediterranean!

Montpellier:Discover the town of Sète, oysters and vineyards

6. Montpellier:Discover the town of Sète, oysters and vineyards

Starting from Place de l'Europe in Montpellier at 9 am. You have to come 15 min before to make sure i have time to give you all your equipment ! Discover the Bassin de Thau on a 1 hour and a half walk through the districts of Sète. The Etang de Thau is the largest lagoon in western France. The legends and archaeological digs surrounding the sunken cities will be told to you. Taste oysters in the company of an oyster farmer who will reveal all the secrets of oyster production in the Thau Basin. Alternatively, let yourself be tempted by a surprising adventure in the "Challenge Your Senses" game at the Domaine d'Hondrat : laughter, efficiency and revelations will be your most faithful allies. But be careful that nothing is lost, not even your senses... Finally, take a stroll through the Muscat de Frontignan vineyards and learn about an ancient and unusual winemaking technique before going on to taste the wines. The return journey is by boat to the departure port and then by minibus to Montpellier.

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