Sète... is the third most important city in Hérault, while being the number one fishing port and the second most important trade port on the Mediterranean.Sète... is the Mont Saint-Clair which overlooks the Mediterranean sea on one side and the Étang de Thau (pond) on the other.
Sète... is its port, chosen by Louis XIV in 1666 ... and its canals, where the famous Joutes Languedociennes (Languedoc boat jousts) take place.
The Jousting Association has made Sète its headquarters.
Sète... is the home town of Jean Vilar, Maurice Clavel, Georges Brassens, Pierre-Jean Vaillard, Paul Valéry, and many others...
Sète... has a rich culinary background with traditional dishes including mussels, stuffed squid, tielle (similar to a calzone shaped into a bowl and stuffed
with octopus or other toppings), rouille (local mayonnaise spiced with pimentos), and much more...
Sète is only 45 minutes away from the Montpellier-Méditerranée airport and 20 minutes from Cap d'Agde.
The Hotel Venezia is 50 meters from the Plage de la Corniche (beach) and 50 meters from Sètes Casino and neighborhood businesses :
- from down-town : follow the signs for LES PLAGES - LA CORNICHE. When you are 100 meters from the Casino follow the signs for the beach and youre there
- from the train station : take bus number 3
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You will find an authenticity in our little town that will make you want to come back.