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Discover an authentic, family-friendly port of call

Explore Sète 's year-round activities

A stopover in Sète, l’île singulière, is the pleasure of discovering a town steeped in history, authentic and lively all year round.

You’ll enjoy strolling through the streets of the town center, strolling along the Lido beach and, for the more sporty, climbing Mont-Saint Clair to the panoramic view of the white stones.

Sète, with its history, is also a land of gastronomy, of different origins, different flavors… often from the sea.

There’s nothing more typical than discovering the various markets and market halls in the city center, tasting shellfish and fresh fish or discovering the various culinary specialties in the city’s many restaurants.

Stroll along the 16 km of Sétoise beach

Getting around in Sète

We’re used to saying that ‘the port is in the city and the city in the port’… A stopover in one of Sète’s marina basins means you’re right in the heart of the city. To make the most of your stay in Sète, choose the mode of transport best suited to your needs. Whether on foot or by bike to stroll around, by bus to discover all the city’s points of interest, or even by bus boat to enjoy the charm of Sète’s canals or stroll around the Bassin de Thau, you’ll find all the practical information you need on the website of Sète Tourist Office.

Must-see tours

Guided tours on different themes are offered throughout the year.

From visits to typical neighborhoods and historic buildings, to the trawler museum, following in the footsteps of Georges Brassens, or simply outings in nature, enjoy a variety of tours for young and old alike.

Visit the Sète tourist office calendar.

Canaux avec chalutiers

stroll along the quays of the fishing port

A rich and varied program of events all year round

Sète is a city rich in culture, shows and entertainment. In 2022, it was one of the last candidates selected for the ‘French Capital of Culture’ label. Indeed, the town has every reason to be the winner of the new label created by the French Ministry of Culture.

The singular island boasts an impressive array of summer festivals (Fiest’A Sète, Demi Festival, Quand je pense à Fernande, Worldwide, Jazz à Sète, Voix Vives, Dub Lights, Sous les rochers la plage, Cap au large, etc.). The Théâtre de la Mer, an open-air stage overlooking the sea unique in France, hosts the most varied musical program in France.

Discover the full program on the Sète Tourist Office website.

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