Anyone who knows a little French will know that ‘plage’ means beach, so you can guess what will be the main feature of a self catering holiday in Valras-Plage! This small resort town is situated in Southern France, and is on the coast a little way north of Narbonne and just south of Beziers in the Herault department of the Languedoc-Roussillon.
There’s an excellent selection of self catering accommodation in Valras-Plage, many of which are on or very near to the beach, making this a great destination for a family beach holiday that includes a bit extra too! The beach itself is a 2.5 miles sandy beach so there’s usually plenty of space for everyone, plus there’s often an assortment of water based activities to try out. Other popular activities in the area include horse riding, cycling and walking.
The resort town has everything you need for an enjoyable and memorable holiday with its restaurants, bars and shops. For couples or groups of friends the casino and marina is always a popular attraction too! There’s a hypermarket just outside the town or stock up on local produce at the bi-weekly market.
Self catering accommodation in Valras-Plage is well situated to enjoy the attractive Languedoc-Roussillon region that is full of medieval towns and cities, vineyards and of course the scenic coastline. Beziers is the closest major town and is a beautiful example of this region’s architecture. The town is situated on a bluff overlooking the River Orb that is crossed by an impressive aqueduct and the Canal du Midi. Every August Beziers plays host to a major bull fighting festival that attracts around a million visitors, making self catering accommodation in Valras-Plage particularly popular during this time.
Typical of its location on the Mediterranean, self catering accommodation in Valras-Plage enjoys a lovely Mediterranean climate that makes this a popular destination throughout the year. Hot and sunny summers with little rainfall are perfect for beach holidays combined with sightseeing. Though cooler, spring, autumn and winter are great times to visit too, and because less crowded with tourists, visitors to accommodation in Valras-Plage get to experience more of the ‘real’ France during these times!
There are several choices for flights to self catering accommodation in Valras-Plage, making this an easily accessible destination. Carcassonne Salvaza Airport is around an hour’s drive and is used by Ryanair, or very slightly closer is Montpellier – Mediterranee Airport. This too is used by Ryanair, as well as easyJet and several European airlines.