Whether you are a seasoned poker buff or simply want to try your luck at the slot machines, Casino de Valras-Plage is the place to visit. This trendy casino offers not only a slew of different casino games but also has facilities for corporate seminars, and a number of bars and restaurants. Concerts and comedy shows are hosted here for those who wish for a change of pace after spending a few hours at the table games and poker. All in all, an evening spent at Casino de Valras-Plage promises fun, excitement and entertainment galore.
Considered the one of the best attractions in Narbonne, the Cathédrale Saint-Just-et-Saint-Pasteur tops the itinerary when in the city. Dedicated to Saint Justus and Saint Pastor, this 13 th century cathedral is now considered a national monument and is noted for its remarkable architecture. The gigantic edifice is inspired by Gothic architecture and one of the main highlights is that the construction is incomplete.
Canal de la Robine is a prime historical attraction in the heart of Narbonne. The oldest part of the canal was built in the year 1686 and it traverses through the city and meets River Aude up north. Canal De Jonction is a part of the Robine that was built in the subsequent century. The serene waters of the canal reflect the shadows of the surrounding structures and this makes for a riveting sight to behold.
Urbanbike City Tour provides combined tours as well customized tours of the cities of Montpellier, Nimes and Beziers. They have professional cyclists who take you around the city for wine and local product tasting. They also take you to the famous Montpellier’s City Hall. Some of the items on their itinerary include Bike Tubing, Bike-stand Up Paddle and Bike Peddle Boat. The price of all activities differs from each other so you may choose any activity suiting your pockets. Each of these goes on for nearly three hours and traverse through main landmarks and hidden gems of the city.
Above the village of Roquebrun (85 kilometers/53 miles) from Montpellier on the D14 road is a garden of over four thousand plant species. You can discover eucalyptus and mimosa trees as well as cacti and various citrus and other fruit trees. The garden was established on a hill top crowned with an ancient, Carolingian watch tower. The summit offers a spectacular view, looking across the valley of the river Orb, the rooftops of the village and several old olive mills.
The 13th Century Palais des Archevêques is comprises an old tower and two adjacent military styled towers built in different times. The 'old' tower was built in 13th Century and displayed Romanesque architecture, whereas the 14th century new tower is an example of Gothic architecture. Today, the palace is home to the Musée Archéologique and Musée d'Art et d'Histoire de Narbonne which elaborately displays the history of the city through various artifacts. Call for more information.
The theater Sortie Ouest has quite a flexible platform that enables it to host a number of events ranging from solo performances to opera and circus. The theater is owned and maintained by the Domaine de Bayssan and has a church Eglise Saint-Félix, garden and a park in its premises. Tents are often set-up on the park to host events as well a festivals. Besides, the theater houses a restaurant and bar which serves traditional French cuisine and beverages. A perfect ensemble for theater enthusiasts on the field of Bayssan. Refer the website for event details and updates.