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AGDE

Visit the town of AGDE

GPS coordinates Latitude: 43.3199 Longitude: 3.46677
The town of Agde is the last step on the channel before the Etang de Thau and Sète. It has 21,766 inhabitants called Agathois. Agde is originally a Greek port (sixth century BC) called Agathé Tyche (Good Fortune). It is also nicknamed the "Black Pearl of the Mediterranean" in reference to the basalt stone and natural landscapes of volcanic origin. The seaside resort of Cap d'Agde, founded in 1970, contributes to its reputation and its dynamism. It is a popular destination that offers a varied holiday. Lots of restaurants, shops and accommodation. Market on Thursday morning.

On the quayside

Nautical stop services: drinking water, phone

Contact

• Port office: VNF Agde - Tel. : +33(0)4 67 94 10 99 or Tel : +33(0)6 60 71 42 16 - www.vnf.fr
• Tourist office: Maison du Coeur de Ville - Rue Jean Roger. Tel : +33(0)4 67 01 04 04 - www.capdagde.com
• Mairie, Rue Alsace Lorraine. Tel. : +33(0)4 67 94 60 00 - www.ville-agde.fr 

Don't miss

The only round lock on the canal and the former Canal Administration building.
• The maze of mediaeval streets in the historic center, the Maison du Coeur de Ville (former Consular House) and the Cathedral of St. Stephen XII.
• The Agde museum of Jules Baudou: Folk arts, 26 centuries of history.
• The Château Laurens (neo-classical style) in the heart of Belle Isle Park.
The Museum of Ephebe in Cap d'Agde. Dedicated to underwater archeology. Houses the one of the finest collection of French antique bronzes.
The volcanic cliffs of Cap d'Agde and the beach of the Great Conch.
The views of the sea and the region at the top of Mont Saint-Loup (an extinct volcano)
The landscape of Hérault

To do

Trips and cruises:

• LES BATEAUX DU SOLEIL, 6 rue Chassefi ères - 34 300 AGDE - Tel.: +33(0)4 67 94 08 79 / Fax 04 67 21 28 38. Béziers: Tel :+33(0)4 67 49 34 55 - www.les-bateaux-du-soleil.com
• LES CROISIÈRES ENTRE DEUX MERS, Ecluse Ronde - 34 AGDE - Tel.: +33(0)6 07 85 62 81

Boat rental:

• LES BATEAUX POUR TOUS (electric boats and kayaks) Quai Commandant Réveille - 34300 AGDE - Tél :+33(0)6 64 37 35 22
• NAUTIC (house boats) Bassin de l’Ecluse Ronde - Route de Bessan - 34 300 AGDE - Tel. : +33(0)4 67 94 78 93 - Fax +33(0)4 67 94 05 41

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