New ! Grand re-opening of one of the Canal du Midi major works :
« The 9 Locks of Fonserane »
A few more days of patience….After 18 month , the new site « Les 9 Ecluses of Fonseranes » should re-open to the public !
This major touristic spot, located in Béziers and visited by more than 400 000 people per year should eventually open on the very next days.
First touristic site in the area of Herault, 3rd most famous site in Languedoc after the very famous Pont du Gard and Carcassonne Cité, The 9 Locks of Fonseranes are one of the major work on the Canal du Midi. Built in the 17th century, Pierre Paul Riquet was the creator and ingineer of the world famous « Canal du midi » . The « 9 Locks of Fonseranes » are considered as his most famous master piece.
What will you find there ?
Once you’ll be on the spot, you’ll be able to discover many activities to entertain adults and kids.
Here a short list of the main activities and services that you should find there :
– a magnificent scenic 3 D show, telling the story of this incredible project
– a gastronomic and panoramic restaurant facing the locks and …the Cathedrale
– different shops and snacks
How to get there ?
Reaching the 9 Locks of Fonserane is easy. Here are the different options :
-by walking : about 25 minutes from the Hotel
-by « Le Petit Train »(toursistic train ) leaving from the city center (departure point : 7 minutes from L’Hotel Particulier Béziers)
-by car : safe secured parking on the spot (extra charge)
Small details make the great Hotels !