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MARSEILLAN

Visit MARSEILLAN

GPS coordinates: Longitude: 3.5333300  Latitude: 43.3499985
Between the vineyards and the Mediterranean, Marseillan is a fishing port of 7513 inhabitants on the banks of the Bassin de Thau where shellfish farming is a major contributor to the economy. Last stop on the canal before the Mediterranean and the port of Sète. The Onglous point, where the Canal du Midi flows into the Thau lagoonwhich covers some 7500 hectares. Nearly 200 people work here  cultivating oysters and mussels. Lots of restaurants, shops and places to stay. Large market on Tuesday morning. Friday night craft market in the summer season.

On the quayside

• Standard services: drinking water, electricity.

Contact

• Marseillan-Ville Port office, Tel : +33(0)6 12 20 35 35
• Mairie, Rue du Général de Gaulle. Tel : +33(0)4 67 77 97 10 - www.marseillan.com
• Maison de tourisme André Filliol, Av. de la Méditerranée. Tel : +33(0)4 67 21 82 43 - www.marseillan.com - maison.tourisme@marseillan.com

Don't miss

The old town with narrow streets, typical of the Languedoc region.
The Church of St. John the Baptist (seventeenth century).
Henri-Maurin Theatre (built between 1911 and 1920)
• The covered square (seventeenth century, basalt stone from Agde).
the Chais de Noilly-Prat and Caves de Richemer.
The Bagnas lagoon.
The Fifteenth century salt marshes.
• Beaches.
Nature walks in season
Flea Market: Marseillan-Plage, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays throughout the year, all day. To participate, contact: +33 (0) 4 67 46 04 32 or +33 (0) 6 25 55 88 41.

To do

The collection of national and international vineyards in the area on the route between Sète and Agde-Plage. Tel: +33 (0) 4 67 21 91 81
• The Water Tower, designed by architect-designer Marnix Verstraeten, covered with oyster shells, whose mother-of-pearl sparkles in sunlight. (http://www.chateaudeaudemarseillan.com)

Ideas on the Web

Download:
• MarseillanTourist Guide: www.marseillan.com

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