Canal du Midi
Villeneuve-lès-Béziers, the ideal holiday destination!
To the south of Béziers and just 10 minutes away from the beaches, the village of Villeneuve-lès-Béziers is ideally situated as a base to explore all the charms of Languedoc-Roussillon throughout the summer. Between a trip on the inland waters of the Canal du Midi, sampling the best wines of the Biterrois region around Béziers and watersports on the long Hérault beaches, let your summer holiday in Villeneuve-lès-Béziers take you far away from the everyday. And we even have the ideal address for you, and for a stay in perfect peace and quiet!
To mix and match discoveries and well-deserved rest, stay in a fully-equipped cottage or on a Sandaya camping pitch, half-way between the countryside of Occitanie and the turquoise sea. On-site, an impressive choice of activities awaits you to add the perfect finishing touch to your holiday: sports entertainment, games for the kids, water park with relaxing swimming pools and waterslides... Your campsite in the Hérault is the cherry on the cake for a stay that will be totally awesome from start to finish!
Visit Villeneuve-lès-Béziers with the family
How to keep the kids busy in Villeneuve-lès-Béziers? Easy! With its beaches of soft fine sand that stretch for 20km, get ready to spend most of your family holiday in your favourite swimsuit. With a sun as radiant as this and beaches as far as the eye can see, it would be a shame not to make the most of them! Set your heading for Vendres, Vias, Sérignan or Valras-Plage, spread your towel and prepare to enjoy the many watersports on offer. Into the water everyone!
In the evening, why not take a trip to the Vias-Plage Europark, just 10 short minutes from Villeneuve-lès-Béziers. It makes an unmissable excursion for families, with thrilling fairground rides to delight everyone and every age. And with some 80 attractions, it’s the largest permanent fairground in France.
Visit Villeneuve-lès-Béziers as a couple
What would you say to getting down on the water for a romantic canal cruise during your stay in the Hérault? In Villeneuve-lès-Béziers, the Canal du Midi not only adds so much charm to the village but also invites you for an attractive excursion as the water flows. So which will it be, a trip with a guide or on your own aboard a licence-free boat? For those who prefer staying on dry land, the Canal’s towpath has been adapted for walkers and cyclists. All you have to do now is choose your route: north towards Béziers and its locks, or south towards the cooling Mediterranean.
With vines clothing both the plains and rolling hillsides around Villeneuve-lès-Béziers, why not set off on the wine route and push open the doors of some of its famous vineyards: Saint-Chinian, Minervois, Corbières, Faugères… It’s time for a little wine-tasting!
Camping Villeneuve-lès-Béziers: our handy tips for a successful stay
Did you know? The tourist office in Villeneuve-lès-Béziers is located aboard an authentic traditional boat known as a gabarre. A visit in itself!
Calling all lovers of age-worn stone: visit the Tour du Château, all that remains of what was once the residence of the lords of the town!
For a delightful souvenir photo head for the Pont du Canal, a picturesque bridge that you’ll cross on your route towards the centre of the village.
By bike, wend your way through the Domaine des Orpellières at the mouth of the River Orb, a listed natural beauty spot where nature rules supreme!