How do I find a campground near the city of Béziers?
A city in the south of France, located not far from the Mediterranean in the Hérault department, Béziers has about 75,000 inhabitants. Considered one of the oldest cities in the country, Béziers is known for its vineyards, rugby team and féria. It is built on a small hill and overlooks the Orb River and the Canal du Midi, and offers the traveller many vestiges of its history. In order for you to be able to choose the best suited accommodation for your needs, we suggest that you quickly get in touch with the hosts on HomeCamper. If you want to spend your stay directly with the locals of the area who can share their knowledge of the region with you, don't hesitate to book your stay in advance!
What to visit in the city of Béziers?
In the old town of Béziers you will find the Chapel of the Blue Penitents, or Chapel of the Recollets, which is a 15th century Gothic building; the 11th and 12th century Romanesque style Saint-Jacques church and the beautiful garden that surrounds it; the Fine Arts Museum and its collection of works in painting and sculpture by world famous artists; and of course the Saint-Nazaire cathedral which overlooks the town with its towers and battlements, giving it a castle feel. Don't miss a walk along the canal to discover the 9 locks of Fonseranes, a technical masterpiece that allows a difference in height of more than 21 metres.
Also worth seeing is the old 7th century bridge, the flower market held every Friday under the very old plane trees of the Paul Riquet alleys; the poets' plateau, a large English-style park and its statues of poets as well as that of Pierre-Paul Riquet, creator of the Canal du Midi. You can also enjoy several festive events, such as the Winter Flamenco Dance Festival or the summer fair.
When to go to Béziers?
From June to September the climate is ideal for a stroll through Béziers. The record temperature during these months is 32° and you can expect more than enough sunshine for a visit in good weather conditions!
Whether you own a caravan, a motorhome, or a van, get ready for a roadtrip filled with unique camping and sightseeing experiences!