A tour to explore a Mediterranean port and its local products.
To discover Sète and the Thau Lagoon as a local inhabitant and off the beaten track, let me lead you to discover the maritime traditions of the lagoon, its typical gastronomy and the know-how of its committed oyster farmers.
And if you want I am happy to customize the tour for you. Please inquire for a quote.
(start times are flexible)
9 AM: Departure to the port of Sète nicknamed the French Venice, about 40 km south of Montpellier.
Walk in the picturesque Pointe-Courte district and meet with its inhabitants.
Stroll around the covered market of Les Halles and discover seafood and other products from Sète.
1 PM: Lunch extra charge (restaurant or picnic).
I will then take you to Saint-Clair Mount to admire the 360 ° panorama on the Thau Lagoon and its surroundings and visit the chapel of Notre-Dame de la Salette.
Visit of an oyster farm for an overview of the mussel and Bouzigues oyster farming (depending on the time of year) or visit an olive oil mill to appreciate all the flavors of the Languedoc olive varieties.
At last, as a final step, a winery in the area will welcome you for a tasting of one of the local appellations: Muscat de Frontignan.
6 PM: Return to the meeting point.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 9 hours
Flexible program according to the weather and the availability of the speakers.
Transportation by an air-conditioning van with 8 passenger seats. The brand of the vehicule is Citroën Jumpy.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 Euros - For souvenirs or Any expenses for your private use
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a licensed guide (lecturer) and will not be able to guide you inside some of the historical monuments.