Coques de Saint-Aphrodise recipe

Culture, Gastronomy

Coques de Saint-Aphrodise recipe

New Year’s Eve has come and gone, and now we’re heading for Epiphany. So why not share with us the recipe for the most famous brioche in Béziers: the Coque de Saint-Aphrodise. Saint Aphrodisius gave Béziers a legend, basilica, animal mascot (camel) and signature bake: a classic local speciality. Traditionally, we eat the signature buns […]

Family afternoon of history and food

Heritage, History and legends

Family afternoon of history and food

When term starts again here, it feels like you’re on holiday every Wednesday and weekend (that’s right, no school on Wednesday in France)! Running short on ideas for a family outing? Join Christelle, Thierry, Sasha and Clément to see all that Béziers has to offer! Travel back in time at the Roman Arena Did you […]

The cemetery of hidden gems

Heritage, History and legends

The cemetery of hidden gems

One not so sunny day (a rare thing in these parts) I said to myself: how about a trip to the old cemetery?! I grabbed my trusty Canon camera and headed out! I visited reception and a friendly face gave me a map to help me get my bearings and uncover the hidden gems! I […]

Recipe idea: Valras cuttlefish stew!

Culture, Festivities and traditions, Gastronomy

Recipe idea: Valras cuttlefish stew!

Cooking is all about spending quality time together. That said, it can be easy to run out of meal ideas when it comes to feeding the family. So here’s a local recipe for you to try: cuttlefish stew. My kids ask me the same question every day: “Mum, what’s for dinner? “ Lucas and Valentin […]

Bike paths: we “wheelie” do spoil you!

Nature, Sport

Bike paths: we “wheelie” do spoil you!

Do you want to test out, explore and soak up all the routes in and around Béziers Méditerranée? There’s a wide range of options from international “véloroutes” to loops covering a few miles of vineyard. 1- EUROVÉLO 8 OR THE MEDITERRANEAN ROUTE It covers 10.2km through Béziers Méditerranée from the 9 Locks to the edge […]

The Orb bridge-a recent structure that is already part of our heritage!

Culture, Heritage

The Orb bridge-a recent structure that is already part of our heritage!

The site was unveiled in 2017 to enable pedestrians and cyclists to cross the river safely and showcase a unique art installation. Lionel Laussedat is a world-renowned sculptor and resident artist at Château Vargoz. He works mainly on sculptures for public areas: he’s the brains behind Gaïa, the great whale on the Valras-Plage seafront! He […]

5 tips for eco-friendly holidays!

Environment

5 tips for eco-friendly holidays!

Béziers Méditerranée Tourist Information brings you its top 5 tips to have an eco-friendly holiday in our beautiful region. 1. Leave the car at home  It’s the holidays so it’s time to switch gear, slow down and take your time exploring our region. On foot: is there anything better than walking around such beautiful landscapes? […]

Dive into Valras-Plage!

Sport

Dive into Valras-Plage!

Summer has come to Béziers Méditerranée! What better time than summer to check out all the water sports that Valras-Plage has to offer… Héloïse and me are your seaside travel consultants and we’ve tested out all the sea resort’s water sports for you: jet-skiing, permit-free sailing, banana boating and more. There’s something for everyone no […]

The best spots to take photos by the sea !

Environment

The best spots to take photos by the sea !

You’re having a great holiday here and you want to show off our beautiful region to your family and friends when you get home. Turn them green with envy with your amazing holiday snaps. Let’s take a look at the best spots to take photos by the sea. Let’s start our tour with a stunning […]

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Anaïs

Anaïs

Originally from Poitiers, she has been living in the south of France for several years now. She is now head of communications and databases at the Béziers Méditerranée Tourist Office. Putting the spotlight on each and every one of the service providers who make up the richness and originality of the region is something she takes to heart. Judging by the articles she posts on her blog, her interests tend to lie in festivities, culture and, above all, good food! Her favourite place: the Plateau des Poètes. It's a soothing place to take a stroll, and ideal for lunch in the sun.

Maryne

Maryne

As a website manager, she also takes part in Béziers Méditerranée events to capture every moment. She loves words, photos and videos and shares them with you by regularly creating new content to bring you the latest news and activities to try out in our destination! Your favourite spot? The 9 locks at Fonseranes, which she loves rediscovering every season!

Monique

Monique

Like a cat, she has had several lives here and there, lived through stories and moments in history. But always, in the looks, the smiles, the words, as in the books and archives of the countries, territories and towns she has travelled through, she has tried to capture the "substantive marrow" (dear to Rabelais) of places and people. And she loves telling these stories, big and small...