Le Petit Paradis is located in Villeneuve les Beziers, a charming Midi village on the Canal du Midi. There is a wide selection of shops and restaurants within walking distance. The canal is 5 mins away on foot. It’s fascinating to watch the lazy barges and boats going up and down the canal and through the locks.
The long sandy beaches with all their amenities are only a 10 mins drive away. Quiet stretches with dunes or lively ones – the choice is yours. There are plenty of child friendly beaches, parks, amusement parks and places of interest to visit.
The town of Beziers, which is renowned for its rugby and bullfighting, is dominated by its massive 14th century St Nazaire Cathedral, which boasts fine, sculpture, stained glass, frescoes and dominates the surrounding area giving a spectacular view for miles. The Neo-classic theatre heads the end of a long tree lined square where local markets are held and people rest in the shade of the trees and watch the locals playing ‘petanque’ and this all being surrounded by shops and boutiques galore.
The charming city of Narbonne with its restored medieval quarter to the north, its local markets and the canal crossing through the centre.
The beautiful renaissance town of Pezenas, known as the town of Art and Craftsmen, is not to be missed. It is so steeped in architecture and history.
Agde known as the ‘black pearl’ of the Mediterranean with its famous 3 B.C. Adonis bronze statue, beaches and port.
Sete is an ‘Italianate’ fishing town full of quayside restaurants and meandering canals. Watching the trawlers off loading their fish is a sight to see.
There are so many places to visit. This region has the highest annual sunshine average in France, offering miles of clean, sandy and uncrowded beaches. Unlimited water sports, scenery and naturally, the most important of all its gourmet delights and wine tasting.
10 mins - Beziers
25 mins - Narbonne
30 mins - Pezenas
40 mins - Carcassone
50 mins - Montpellier
90 mins - Spain
90 mins - Petit Camargue Aigues- Mortes