The city of Agde in the south of France is built on an extinct volcano in the Herault department. It is one of the oldest cities in France, and is an unusual, elegant city, deep in the authentic countryside of southern France. Agde holiday rentals in the region are a hidden treasure of France, which remains much less crowded than the Riviera region, despite being as beautiful, and boasting as many luxury holiday apartments and rental villas with pools.
The Cap d’Agde is part of the beach front resort of Agde, and just a few minutes walk from many of the villas in Adge. The Cap d’Agde is the largest nudist resort in the world. The Cap d’Agde has 3 km of nude beaches, as well as shops, restaurants, banks and doctors all catering for the huge naturist community. This is the naturist destination globally, and the Naturism Quarter of the town is the northeast section.
Agde is known for the distinct use of local black basalt in the cities architecture. The Cathedral Saint-Etienne, built in the 12th Century, is the finest display, but throughout the city there are marvellous examples to be found.
The Agde region is a beautiful rural region with medieval villages nestled at the head of lakes, mountains and rivers, or on the outskirts of thick forests. Walking, cycling, and generally enjoying the rich scenery are all popular ways to relax in Agde. Climbing and paragliding opportunities can also be found in the area, as well as sporting facilities for world class golf, tennis and sailing. A family holiday using an Agde holiday rental also has the added benefit of being close to the Aqualand Water Park, Amusement Park and for the adults, both a casino and spa!
The 14km of beaches in Agde provide a plethora of sporting opportunities. A holiday rental villa in Agde, France, lets you enjoy jet-skiing, sailing, fishing, windsurfing and scuba diving. Boat hire and equipment hire are readily available from beach front.
Agde benefits from the blissful climate of the south of France. A holiday villa rental in Agde is baked by the sun for the vast majority of the year, and summer lasts from May until late September. There is rain during the winter, but temperatures remain mild.
The closest airport to the villas or holiday rentals in Agde is the Beziers-Agde Airport (BZR) 15kms away from the city centre. There are regular flights from the UK, and deals on cheap flights to Agde are common, especially with easyJet. However, these flights tend to arrive very early in the morning, so many people prefer to fly to Montpellier (MPL), which is serviced by both Ryanair and easyJet from Stansted (STN), Luton (LTN) and Bristol (BRS).