Pezenas, France

What a charming town! Close to Beziers, the Mediterranean, and filled with shops, cafes, and tiny interesting winding streets. I could retire here!

While there are archeological remains dating back to the 8th century, this hill is remarkable as part of a chain of communication towers, in effect a visual telegraph system, that linked Avignon to Narbonne.In 1794, a series of these towers create...
This is quite possibly the smallest outdoor cafe I have ever come across. Two tables, seating for four, (or eight very close friends). However, it is in the beautiful village of Pezenas, and I'm sure the food is excellent. We'll be heading back to...
Now this is what an indoor mall should look like! No generic stores that you can find everywhere else, no linoleum floors, no "food court", just an ancient building housing unique shops where you can browse while stepping back in time. The next ti...
Artists and artisans and performers and gathered together in a beautiful town that feels like a work of art in itself - this is how Pezenas feels. Less than an hour from Beziers and less than an hour from the Mediterannean, this historic town is r...
I love French courtyards. What can I say? There is something mysterious about them. You wander down a street, see an open doorway that leads to a dark hallway, but at the end, there is daylight. As you walk down the hallway, the sounds of the stre...
The medieval town of Pézenas, located 30 minutes north and east of Béziers and 30 minutes north of Agde on the mediterranean, is a vibrant community. Everyone from farmers, business people, small shopkeepers, artists, and artisans combine together...