Printer-friendly versionSend by email

Current Size: 100%

4 days / 3 nights in Beziers

Program

Day 1: Beziers and the Canal du Midi
Guided tour of Béziers (cathedral, ancient streets, alley Paul Riquet ...).
Meal : downtown.
Afternoon : boarding on a barge, for a cruise through the 9 locks of Fonseranes  and along the Canal du Midi, to the Malpas Tunnel (the first tunnel ever built for a channel).
Then excursion up the hill of Ensérune, to enjoy the view : dry pond of Montady (used for agriculture) and the greek-roman oppidum.
Accommodation and dinner in downtown Beziers.

Day 2: Pezenas - St Guilhem-le-Désert

Departure to Pezenas, city of Molière, and guided tour of the elegant XVIIth century town, and its many mansions. Free time to discover the craftsmen workshops.
Lunch in Aniane .
Afternoon :  tour of the medieval village of St Guilhem-le-Desert and of the romanesque Gellone Abbey (National Heritage).
Back to Beziers, visit of a winery and wine tasting.
Accommodation and dinner in downtown Beziers.

Day 3: Sète for gourmets

Morning : departure for Sète. Visit of Mont St Clair, overlooking the city, the Mediterranean Sea and the Thau lagoon. Visit of the Sète fishmaket and lunch downtown.
Afternoon : boat ride on the Thau lagoon, to discover the oyster production plants. Stop in Bouzigues at the Museum of the lagoon, to discover shellfish production and fishermen's life.
Before leaving the Thau lagoon, tasting of Muscat and... back to Beziers.
Accommodation and dinner in downtown Beziers.

Day 4: Carcassonne

Travel through the Minervois region towards Carcassonne, medieval fortified city declared World Heritage by Unesco.
Tour and lunch (traditional cassoulet), in the heart of the old city.
Afternoon : visit the medieval village of Minerve, its narrow streets, canyons and natural bridges.
On the way back to Béziers, stop at an olive oil production cooperative, to discover all the products manufactured with olives.

produits locaux

The +

-Downtown located Hotel
- Straight in the heart of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, one can add several days of visits, in places like Perpignan, Narbonne, the Cathar castles, Montpellier, Nîmes .....


Prices

Approximate price per person in double room (based on a group of at least 30 people)
Transportation included : € 505.00 depending on season
Without transportation: 405,00 € according to season
The price includes
Accommodation with semi-board(drinks, tax included) in a 3 *** hotel in Beziers, three regional lunches (wine and coffee included), the services of an englishspeaking tour guide throughout the trip, entrance fees in the monuments and sites included in the program, wine tasting, a boat cruise on the Canal du Midi, free accommodation for the driver. Journey on touring bus, in case of choice of the price including transportation.

Remark

Prices depend on the tourist season. For a higher or lower number of participants, or to choose another hotel category, please contact us.


Reservations at 00 33 4 34 53 57 66 or 00 33 6 89 57 41 31
e-mail: sabine@guidesud.com
www.occrea.com

  • Français
  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Nederlands
  • Español