Located in the French Mediterranean, in the region of Languedoc, Cap D’Agde was founded by the Greeks for twenty-five centuries, at the base of an old volcano, the “Mont Saint-Loup. Lovers of the sun and the beach have in Agde an ideal place to practice, for its 14 km of beaches with blue flag of the European Union. Although one of its key attractions is its Quartier naturist, ie naturist quarter, which brings together each summer to more than 20,000 nudists around the world who benefit here from the “non-woven” France’s most important and one of the most important of Europe.
Located along the French Mediterranean, between Sète and Béziers, in the region of Languedoc, 70 km from Montpellier, and 850 in Madrid, Cap D’Agde is a paradise for beach lovers and nature.
Cap D’Agde is a paradise for both adults and children. Its 14 km of beaches with blue flag of the European Union, an amusement park, another aquatic, casino, bowling, cinema, clubs and more support that assertion. But above all, is a quiet place where the fishing and walks on foot or by bike along the beach or by the myriad paths are the most common entertainment. Lovers of sports have a place in Agde for its practice, as have many facilities such as the Tennis Club, the golf course, the swimming pool, the yacht club, fitness rooms, as well as squash, riding in cars, motorcycling and archery. Do not forget that water sports can be practiced in its paradisiacal beaches throughout the year.
For children, eager to discover and have fun, Agde offers a place for games and laughter. For them, the city retains the water park, the attractions of the club Mickey, Toon’s Adventure Park, the Dino Park and the Museum of Magic. And, like adults, children can also participate in practice their favorite sports, even learn to play tennis or golf, and handled like a fish in water courses water skiing or sailing.
Most of the discos and bars, as well as cinema, bowling and amusement park are concentrated in L’Ille des Loisirs that, despite being a small island connected to the city by a road.
The practice of Naturalism:
But if something Cap D’Agde is highlighted by the practice of naturism, which it performs. Thousands of naturists around the world gather every year in this Mediterranean enclave to feel in harmony with nature and the environment.
Unique place in Europe and its privileged enclave, which rises’ Eden ‘Agde naturist quarter, restrained and protected from the prying eyes of visitors. Now more than ever we can talk about heaven, because women and men walk naked through the streets, the bars or the beach. Any place is good to feel free, pure, new batteries and load it again to the daily routine, once the stay.
Nearby towns to visit:
Sète: Situated just 30 km from Cap D’Agde, the town is situated at the foot of Mont Saint Clair and oceanfront. Despite its character as a fishing port and commercial city is also not without charm, with its canals, cafes and houses painted colors. If you are wishing to climb Mount Saint Clair, where there are good views of the sea, the Pyrenees and the Cevennes. But above all, we have to climb the “marine graveyard ‘, where lies the great French poet Paul Valery. From this point, the coastal views are beautiful.
Beziers: 22 km from Agde. The area of this lively city is the avenue Paul Riquet, lined with shops and cafes. Viennet The Street leads to the ancient cathedral of Saint Nazaire, burned in the thirteenth century and rebuilt during a looting afterwards. At the fortress of the facade there are two statues that represent the triumph of the Catholic Church on the synagogue. Near here is the street Canterelles with its old houses, which reaches the Pont Vieux (XIII), from where it enjoys a good view of the city. A 15 km beach is the enormous Valras-Plage.
Pézénas: 23 km from Beziers. Was located between the XV and XVII, of the States of Languedoc and residence of the family Montmorency and the Prince de Conti. That atrajoa many nobles and merchants to the city, who settled there. Hence the great name of this city palaces and noble houses, built since the end of the Gothic to the eighteenth century. The distribution of the houses have the common denominator of being organized around a courtyard. This city is a real town-museum and goes through each one is better as you want or can.
Colliure: Located about 25 km from Perpignan in the direction of Spain. It is a beautiful town that we can see if we go to Cap d’Agde in the car, both going back to our holiday. It is a beautiful fishing village located in a bay at the foot of the Pyrenees. Its light is so beautiful that many painters (Mattisse, Dufy, etc.) came to look. But first and foremost for us is the city where Antonio Machado died, when he had to flee Spain after the Civil War.
The cuisine of the Languedoc region is based primarily on the wealth of some top quality products such as foie of Gers, Collioure anchovies, ham and sausages in the Pyrenees, the cassoulet of Castelnaudary or Ariège , which is on all the cards in this region is a kind of beans to be prepared in various ways, but usually always canard confit and sausages, pates of the Pézenas, fish or Sète Frontignan and muscat Lunel.
Our recommendation for travel to Cap D’Agde is to make the July 15 to August 15, when his hotel occupancy is 100%. While yes, the reservations made well in advance, even a year before in some accommodations.