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Stay 2 nights / 1 day in Béziers

Program


Day 1: Beziers
Spend a whole day discovering Béziers. In the morning take a stroll to visit the main monuments in the town centre : St Nazaire Cathedral, The Garden of The Poets, and works of Béziers-born sculptor Injalbert, Alley Paul Riquet, and the narrow, shadowy medieval streets.
After lunch -downtown-, visit of the Madeleine church, famous in Béziers for the tragic episode of the Cathars Crusade and the slaughter of the population of Béziers (1209). By the end of the afternoon, strange, astonishing visit of Béziers “Old cemetery” and its grandiose sculpted tombs.
Meals and accommodation in downtown Beziers.

Day 2: Biking along the Canal du Midi (15km)
Morning : cycling to downhill Béziers, towards the 9 Locks of Fonseranes - the most powerful art work on the Canal du Midi-, that lays in Béziers. After the visit, we'll cycle on the towpath along the Canal, under shadowy planetrees.
Arrival on top of the hill of Ensérune, for a visit of the Gallo-Roman oppidum, its excavations and museum.
The tour continues to the port of Colombiers, where we'll have lunch.
Afternoon : dedicated to the discovery of the vineyards and tasting of local wines.
Back to bike around 17:30 Béziers.

Canal du midi

The +

- Downtown located Hotel
- good idea of “ecological short stay”
- 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 goup of at least 20 people)
Without transportation: € 210.00 depending on the season
The price includes :
Accommodation with half board (drinks, tax included) in a 3 *** hotel in Beziers, three regional lunches (wine and coffee included), the services of a tour guide throughout the trip, entrance fees to sites and monuments on the program, wine tasting

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

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