Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Beziers, France your home away from home
Beziers is a large town in the French department of Herault in the southeast of the country. It is a huge town famed throughout the Languedoc-Roussillon for both its wine and bullfighting. The town centre sits high on a rock outcrop on the inside of a large meander of the Orb River. A Beziers holiday rental is a great option for a holiday, as not only do you have access to the wonderful town centre of Beziers, but you are just 14km from the Mediterranean and the craggy mountains of Languedoc. Surprisingly, Beziers is not on many tourists’ lists, which is great as it allows those who wish to discover this wonderful town to do it away from the crowds, and protects the rich culture.
Things to do on holiday in Beziers, France
There is much to see in Beziers town centre when you first arrive at your villa in Beziers, gite or cottage. The imposing Cathedral St Nazaire is best viewed from the approach to the Pont-Neuf.
Golf at the 18 hole Saint Thomas Golf Course is ideal for any standard of player, and each hole has a different style and feel from the last. It is a typically Mediterranean course lined with trees, lakes and rolling hills.
During mid-August, the four day feria creates the perfect excuse to take a Beziers holiday rental villa. It is a rowdy event which will certainly not fail to get you in the spirit, even if the bullfighting, which does have a large part to play in the festival, is not your cup of tea.
The region around Beziers is perfect if you are looking to rent a Beziers gite for rock climbing, walking, kayaking, cycling or lazing on the beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean coast.
Places to holiday in Beziers, France
Agde is one of the oldest cities in France, famous for the large nudist resort of Cap d’Agde. However, if you do not fancy striping off in one of the only fully naturist towns in Europe, there are plenty of beaches to choose from, and a huge amount of entertainment, especially the paragliding and sailing, and the spa facilities. Agde also boasts a casino and every sporting facility possible along the 14km of fine beaches.
Weather in Beziers, France
Beziers basks in daily temperatures of over 30°C during July and August, which are noticeably the warmest months. Winters however are still very mild, remaining above 10°C the vast majority of the time in January and December. The only month with considerable rain is September, which usually receives about 300mm across the month.
Travel to Beziers, France
Beziers-Agde-Vias Airport (BZR) serves Beziers and the surrounding holiday rental property in Beziers. The runway extensions have finally been completed, but large airlines are not yet flying direct to Beziers. Flights do connect from Paris, but it may be easier to find direct flights to the other airports in the region, Carcassonne, Perpignan, Montpellier and Nimes.