Agde, the heart of the holidaying world
Discover all our tourist information from Agde. Take advantage of 14 km of the beach of Agde then rent a boat without licence and leave discovering the region of the Canal du Midi and the Camargue.
Agde brings to mind the a city located on the Mediterranean Sea with its surrounding land dedicated to vineyards, the scrublands , the multitude of lakes and the mild climate which envelops it year round.
Here you will find yourself in a paradise of activities; there is something to interest everyone. From sports to cultural activities and sites, from spas to parties this is a city which will please the entire family.
Desiring a swim? Or want to tan peacefully? Agde has over 14km of beaches where you can relax and really profit from your holiday!
To see : the Ephèbe museum (an underwater archaeological museum), Fort Brescou, the city of Agde and its many fountains, squares, statues and cathedral
To taste : mussels and stuffed squid, clams in a white wine and shallot sauce, honey from the scrublands, dried figs, Thau oysters, Frontignan Muscat, Picpoul (a local wine).
To know : the statue of Ephèbe, a relic of the Hellenist period, which was reassembled in Hérault in 1964 and is classified as a historical monument.
Most Important : Museum Agde (discover the arts and popular traditions such as fishing, navigation, land and underwater archaeology)
Navigating the Canal du Rhône à Sète :
Over a 100km the Canal du Rhône à Sète floqs through Lqnguedoc and the Petite Camargue just to the edge of Provence. Linking the Canal du Midi to the inland waterways of the Southeast, this canal is made up of the Canal des Etangs and the Beaucaire Canal which link together the lakes of Thau and Sète in Beaucaire.
Navigating on the Canal du Midi:
This canal was constructed by Pierre-Paul Riquet during the 17th century. With its famous round locks it was classified as a ‘world wonder’ by the UNESCO in 1996. A real life hydraulic museum, the Canal du Midi is overflowing in cultural richness and beautiful scenery. From Toulouse to Lake Tahu it is 240km long and has 61 locks, 55 aqueducts, 7 canal bridges and 126 bridges
To know the tourist information from Agde, you can navigate in the map by clicking the various cities of the menu or to navigate directly in the map with your mouse.
Departing from Agde:
Agde – Sète – Agde : 52 km – 6 locks – 8 hours
Week end one way
Agde – Colombiers : 31 km – 12 locks – 8 hours
Agde – Aigues Mortes – Agde : 154 km – 6 locks – 20 hours
Agde -Capestang – Agde : 86 km – 24 locks – 18 hours
Mini week one way
Agde – Homps : 86 km – 17 locks – 15 hours
Agde -Marseillan – Colombiers : 51 km – 18 locks – 11 hours
Agde – Carnon – St Gilles – Carnon : 148 km – 3 locks – 19 hours
Agde – Homps – Agde : 172 km – 34 locks – 30 hours
Agde – Narbonne – Agde : 146 km – 44 locks – 30 hours
Agde – Saint Gilles – Agde : 208 km – 6 locks – 28 hours
One week one way
Agde – Carcassonne : 126 km – 36 locks – 25 hours
Agde – Carcassonne – Agde : 252 km – 76 locks – 50 hours
Agde – Beaucaire – Agde – Béziers – Agde : 290 km – 12 locks – 42 hours
Three weeks and more
Agde – Castelnaudary – Agde : 332 km – 124 locks – 70 hours