Agde Round Lock
The Agde Round Lock ( french: L'Écluse Ronde d'Agde ) is the only round lock in the Canal du Midi. It copes with three different water levels. Boats can turn right around in the lock to access one of the tree outlets leading to Touluse, the Étang de Thau and the town of Agde.
Look around at the entrance to the old port of Agde. In the distance is the Einfachrt the new marina ...
Le Grau d'Agde in the Herault river empties into the Mediterranean. The quay walls are extended anoth...
360° en aérien au dessus du Cap d'Agde
The airport is Beziers - Cap d'Agde to the west of Beziers is now a growing airport which is used mor...
Tobogan Portiragnes Plage FrancePhoto : Lionel TISSOT-BEZ
Une jolie vue de ce port de pêcheur
Curch St-Jean Pézenas
In the Poet´s Park
In the center of Béziers, the Allée Paul Riquet, is this great Place Jean Jaurès, with a large fount...
A tourist highlight is the Canal du Midi in Beziers. People gathered to look at the Nine Locks at the...
Languedoc-Roussillon is a French region which is composed of five departments. It is bounded by Spain, Andorra in the south and along the Mediterranean Sea (Gulf of Lions). Other French region limit the regions of Languedoc-Roussillon: Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Rhone-Alpes, Auvergne, Midi-Pyrenees. The natural boundaries are the Pyrenees and the so-called threshold Lauragais, the Cévennes and the Rhône.
In 2004, the Regional Council chose a joint new logo symbolizes the sun, which has the motto: "Living in Septimania. In fact, the current president of the Regional Council, Georges Freche wanted to rename the area "Septimania", but then it has to do so. Septimania is an old name, used since the fifth century for the region, but the Department of Lozère was not yet among them. Above all, the Catalans rejected by an overwhelming majority of this amendment. After numerous protests, including a demonstration of about 8,000 people on the 8th October 2005 in Perpignan, Georges Freche was the project of Bezeichnugsänderung in "Septimania" and the name of the region Languedoc-Roussillon "is introduced as an official designation for the Regon.
The languages of the region along with French, Occitan (Languedoc, Auvergne, Provence), and Catalan. The name of the region favors Lengadòc-Rosselhon Occitan and Catalan Rosselló-Llenguadoc.