: Le Grau du Roi
The wonderful beaches of the Mediterranean are just 5km from Aigues Mortes & the nearest port / beach is Grau du Roi. Lots of lovely seafood restaurants which line the canal are a must. A little farther is the vast beach area beside the French resort of La Grande Motte with it’s unique architecture. Water sports, yacht hire, boat trips, trampolines, bouncing castles, funfair & Casinos are all available here. La Grande Travers and Le Petit Travers are long stretches of excellent beach area.
CITIES / TOWNS
Montpellier – A large & modern university city with lots of shops and restaurants, it's a fusion of old & new architecture with small quaint streets. A park & ride system operates with the tram
Nimes – Ancient Roman city
Arles – Famous for Vincent Van Gogh, its Roman Amphitheatre & market
Saint Marie de la Mer – Beautiful beaches, quaint old religious town
Avignon – The 'City of Popes'
Carcassone – Medieval walled city with panoramic views of the region