Let’s start in the best place imaginable – a sun-kissed lunch table in the Languedoc. I’m perched on an unremarkable restaurant terrace in the centre of Pézenas, a staggeringly pretty small town with Molière connections (more of this later), and set before me is a giant…
Cap d'Agde Holidays
Justin Postlethwaite pays a two-stop visit to the Languedoc, taking in Cap d’Agde – a seaside resort with a twist – and the beautiful small town of Pézenas.
Just a short flight to the South of France leads you to a magical little resort packed with charm, fun family ideas and some of France’s best seafood. Eleanor Fullalove reveals all.
Use our interactive tool to take a virtual tour of le Cap d’Agde. Roam the streets, visit the sites and explore the beaches, all from the comfort of your own home!
A holiday in or around Cap d’Agde offers modern convenience, fascinating heritage and a beautiful natural setting. For sun seekers, sports enthusiasts, families and couples, this Mediterranean resort offers everything for a great vacation. Perfect for a short break or summer holiday, it is easily accessible and unlike other resorts that are focused in one complex, Cap d’Agde offers four destinations to explore.
From the naturist beach to the tranquil beach at La Tamarissiere, sun seekers are spoilt for choice with no less then 11 Cap d’Agde beaches to choose from. The city council makes the preservation of the environment and the comfort of beach guests a priority.
For those with a love of flora and fauna, there’s plenty to look forward to during your holiday in Le Cap d’Agde, from the Mediterranean sea to the fantastic array of bird and animal life in the Bagnas wetlands.
For many holidaymakers, visiting Le Cap d’Agde is a chance to relax and unwind. Put your feet up with a good book on the beach, go for a swim and eat out in the evening.
But if you’re the active type or have a family that needs entertaining then the activities available in and around Le Cap d’Agde are almost endless.
With a history dating back 2600 years and its location at the mouth of the Herault River, the city of Agde’s heritage is impregnated with two key elements: water and religion. Find out more about Agde’s museums, places of interest, guided tours and nautical jousting!
One of the lesser-known facts about Le Cap d’Agde is that the municipality is strongly committed to ensuring that the resort lives up to an eco-friendly ethos to ensure the long-term sustainability of the wonderful natural assets of the area.
Families with children of all ages will find their holiday needs are met at Le Cap d’Agde: the wonderful mix of beach, culture, history, facilities and activities means that everyone is catered for in the same place.
Visiting the city of Agde and its resort town Le Cap d’Agde puts you right at the heart of the 19 neighbouring municipalities that form the Greater Hérault Méditerranée Community, which encourages visitors to explore all that the area around Cap d’Agde has to offer.
With nearly 120 wineries and six cooperatives, the Mediterranean Hérault department produces more than nine million bottles a year and presents excellent opportunities for discovering regional wines.