Sérignan Destination Guide
This beautiful city is famous for its stretches of gorgeous Mediterranean beaches with dunes and footpaths as well as miles of vineyards.
Contemporary art is prevalent. There are plenty of museums and galleries to explore that attest to this such as the Regional Contemporary Art museum. Sérignan is a popular tourist destination, with its historic monuments and walking trails. In particular, the Notre Dame de Grace is one of the most beautiful. It has stained glass windows dating back to 1879 and an impressive 30m high bell tower. The Canal du Midi crosses the river Orb by way of an Aqueduct. The famous UNESCO World Heritage Site is the world’s oldest canal and is popular with visitors who can hire a barge and travel the length or even part of the waterway, stopping in at villages along the way to eat local fare, drink wine and explore.
The weekly markets are always lovely to explore. There is a fresh produce market held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 – 12:30. Here you will find locally grown fruit, and vegetables as well as handmade goods and souvenirs. The beaches are pristine with good facilities and activities such as fishing, swimming, diving, kite surfing and windsurfing. There is a wide selection of restaurants and bars as well as all the necessary amenities such as a post office, ATM and medical facilities.
There are many events and festivities throughout the year, although summer is the busiest season with a popular night market held throughout July and August. Here you will find food and wine tastings as well as delightful musical entertainment. The Paratge celebrations in June are a feast for the eyes, with fireworks, music concerts, and street entertainment. Should you wish to travel out of the city, the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Canal du Midi, passes through Beziers. The Canal du Midi is the world’s oldest canal and is popular with visitors who can hire a barge and travel the length or even part of the waterway, stopping in at villages along the way to eat local fare, drink wine and explore.
Getting to Sérignan is easy enough, with the closest airport being Beziers Cap d’Agde at a distance of 12 km via the D64 and D612 motorway. Alternatively, Montpellier airport is located at a distance of 76 km via the A9 motorway. If you travel by rail there is a TGV train station in the city centre.