Votre affaire à domicile NaviCanal

Map

Béziers

Languedoc Roussillon
Hérault
Towns
  Big Cities  Big Cities
  Average Cities  Average Cities
  Small towns and Villages  Small towns and Villages
Navigation
  Locks  Locks
  Ports  Ports
  Ouvrages  Ouvrages
  Points d'eau  Points d'eau
Practical
  Where to sleep  Where to sleep
  Camp sites  Camp sites
  Where to eat  Where to eat
  Service Vélo  Service Vélo
Béziers from the canal
Béziers from the Fonsérannes locks
Béziers from the Orb bridge

Béziers enjoys a privileged climate, with average sunshine 224 days a year, perfect to enjoy the Mediterranean beaches nearby, stroll along the Canal du Midi or exploring the wild beauty of the hinterland.

In the city center, visitors can discover amateur gardens and stroll in five locations of nature of poetry: The garden of the Villa Antonine, the Plateau Poets, the Bishops's Garden, the Old Cemetery and the Plantade.  Lovers of architecture and history can admire many monuments and statues including that of Pierre-Paul Riquet on a main artery of the city, then the went Pierre-Paul Riquet, place for meetings and celebrations.

Béziers enjoys a privileged climate, with average sunshine 224 days a year, perfect to enjoy the Mediterranean beaches nearby, stroll along the Canal du Midi or exploring the wild beauty of the hinterland.
In the city center, visitors can discover amateur gardens and stroll in five locations of nature of poetry: The garden of the Villa Antonine, the Plateau Poets, the Bishops's Garden, the Old Cemetery and the Plantade.  Lovers of architecture and history can admire many monuments and statues including that of Pierre-Paul Riquet on a main artery of the city, then the went Pierre-Paul Riquet, place for meetings and celebrations.
Béziers is a town buzzing with activity, focusing on local products that you can discover and you  enjoy his markets.

 

A few history

Between the Mediterranean and the Cevennes foothills, the major city on the river Orb has existed for over 5000 years.
Birthplace of Pierre-Paul Riquet, the designer of the Canal du Midi, it was from channel 's creation, that a focal point for transportation waterway and for particular wine. Indeed, in 1700, the culture of the vine extends significantly. Until then, it was planted on a limited basis, with priority given to cereals.
With the channel and the possibility of expanded trade with the grain-producing regions of lauragais this restriction fell and soon the wine was implanted throughout the region. Large warehouses of  wine and wheat going to take a significant expansion. Béziers is a inland ports with which to count between Sete and The Somail.

 

To see and to visit

PAUL RIQUET AISLE: Adapted in 1827, the layout of walls and ditches of the ancient city, statue of Paul Riquet by David d'Angers.
MUNICIPAL THEATRE (Historical Monument): Built in 1844, the façade antique decors David d'Angers, room wooden Italian character, one of the few theater "bonbonnière" in France.
TOWN HALL: (Historical Monument): Built in the XVIII th on the old Roman forum where stood the Mayo Communa (Architect plans Rollin).
PEPEZUC : Statue imperial of character Roman,  legend of hero at Beziers against the invader.
CATHEDRAL SAINT NAZAIRE (Historical Monument): The whole of this imposing monument stands, overlooking the city of his stature formidable. The Episcopal Palace is now the courthouse.
SAINTE MADELEINE CHURCH (Historical Monument): Very beautiful romanesque church,  parish of consuls who  in 1095, witnessed historical dramas as the sack of Béziers by the Crusaders or the "assassination of Count Trencavel.
HALLS (Historical Monument): built in 1890 on the model of halls Baltard
CHURCH OF SAINT JACQUES: Built in the late 1st century, beautiful Romanesque church Mediterranean. Its uniqueness is its Visigothic inspiration's capitals.
PLATEAU OF POETS (Historical Monument): The brothers Bülher has made ??this place in 1861 one of the finest landscaped parks in the  Languedoc,  today agréementé by the works of sculptors such as Injalbert, Villeneuve, Magrou, ....
THE FOUNTAIN OF TITAN monumental fountain in the heart of the garden of Poets.
ANTIQUE AMPHITHEATRE: Roman Place, recently renovated space for shows and events.
OTHER MONUMENTS: the Penitents Bleus church, the old cemetery, Le Moulin de Bagnols, Villa Antonina, the arenas, the mansions.

The Markets:
Marché du Champ de Mars (place du 14 juillet)
tous les vendredi, marché aux fleurs
Tous les vendredi de 7h à 13h.

Where to eat :
Le Framboisier, 12 rue Boïeldieu, Tél. : 04 67 49 90 00 - Fax : 04 67 28 06 73
L'Ambassade, 22 boulevard de Verdun, Tél : 04 67 76 06 24 - Fax : 04 67 76 74 05
Le Jardin, 37 avenue Jean Moulin, Tél. : 04 67 36 41 31 - Fax : 04 67 28 72 55
Le Petit Montmartre, place de la Madeleine, Tél. : 04 67 28 56 54,
Le Canard Bleu, 27 rue des Petits Champs, Tél. : 04 67 28 41 18
La Storia, 8 rue de l'Argenterie, Tél. : 04 67 28 18 11,
8 - Le Bistrot des Halles, place de la Madeleine, Tél : 04 67 28 30 46 - Fax : 04 67 28 19 11
Les Agapes, 4 rue Sébastopol, Tél. : 04 67 28 28 10 - Fax : 04 67 28 28 10
Le Cep d'Or, 7 rue Viennet, Tél. : 04 67 49 28 09
Péniche La Félice, Pont de Sauclières, Tél. : 04 67 35 17 81 - Fax : 04 67 35 17 81
La Crèmerie, 1 place de la Madeleine, Tél. : 04 67 28 54 26 - Fax : 04 67 28 54 26
Buffalo Grill, avenue Voie Domitienne, Tél. : 04 67 35 92 70 - Fax : 04 67 35 92 83
Chez Soi, 10 rue Guilhemon, Tél. : 04 67 28 63 34
Le Victor, 31 place Jean Jaurès, Tél. : 04 67 28 43 22
Cannelle - salon de thé, saladerie, 11 place de la Mairie, Tél. : 04 67 28 06 01 20.

Which wines at Béziers ? :
A.O.C. Coteaux du Languedoc, Coteaux du Libron
Cave Coopérative de Béziers Christian Julien, 3, route de Pézenas 34500 BEZIERS
Tél : 04.67.31.27.23 Fax : 04.67.31.06.98
A.O.C. Coteaux du Languedoc,
Clos Saint Martin Didier et Bernadette Cabanes, Saint Martin le Vieux Route de Sauvian 34500 BEZIERS
Tél : 04.67.32.18.27 Fax : 04.67.39.67.32
Vin de Pays d'Oc
Domaine de Bacherry Bernard Julien, Route de Bessan 34500 BEZIERS
Tél : 04.67.62.36.15 Fax : 04.67.35.19.38, e-mail : vinbj@club-internet.fr
Domaine Joël Moreau « Comte de Fonseranne », Domaine des Olivers Montimas 34500 BEZIERS
Tél : 04.67.76.20.94 Fax : 04.67.35.92.66 http://www.cataroise.com
Domaine Bourguet André BourguetCampagne Saint Georges Montimas 34500 BEZIERS
Tél/fax : 04.67.76.26.28
Vin de pays des Coteaux du Libron,
Domaine la Caumette Monique et J-P Corbière, Montimas 34500 BEZIERS
Tél : 04.67.62.56.40 Fax : 04.67.65.05.93
Vin de pays d'Oc,
Baronnie de Bourgade Gilles de Latude, Domaine de Bourgade, route de Bessan 34500 BEZIERS
Tél/Fax : 04.67.93.24.19
Vin de pays des Coteaux du Libron, Vin de pays d'Oc
Domaine La Colombette - François Pugibet
Tél : 04.67.31.05.53 Fax : 04.67.30.46.
Vin de Pays des Coteaux du Libron
Domaine Thomas Petit Martial Sans, GAEC Thomas Petit 34500 BEZIERS
Tél : 04.67.30.26.10
Château de Raissac Cécile et Gustave Viennet, Route de Murviel 34500 BEZIERS
Tél : 04.67.28.15.61. Fax : 04.67.28.19.75 http://www.raissac.com
Vin de pays des Coteaux d'Ensérune, Domaine Eychenne Yves Eychenne
Tél/Fax : 04.67.28.60.29
Domaine de Montjoie Emile Calvayrac et fils, Route de Lespignan 34500 BEZIERS
Tél : 04.67.28.59.16. Fax : 04.67.49.35.45
Vin de Pays de l'Hérault, Vin de Pays Coteaux du Libron,
Vin de Pays d'Oc
Domaine Mi-Côte Jean-Marie Recoules, Ancienne route de Narbonne 34500 BEZIERS
Tél/fax : 04.67.28.85.73.