A delightful and spacious one bedroom apartment with private gated terrace and courtyard with parking and a view of the lake
This recently built apartment is situated on the promenade which runs along the Etang de Thau (a large salt-water lake also called Bassin du Thau)) and only 200m from the unspoiled old port and 3kms away from Mediterranean beaches. The apartment is on the ground floor and there are no steps to climb.It has an open plan kitchen, dining and sitting area inside and another on the terrace. Large french windows leads to the terrace and garden with BBQ, table and chairs. This is a cosy place to catch some sun, enjoy your morning coffe and a meal with good local wine with a view of the etang.
There is a double bedroom with storage and a large shower room with washing machine and w.c.
The living room has a bed settee and TV. The kitchen is well equipped with dishwasher, induction hob,oven, fridge freezer, microwave,coffeemaker, and lot of kitchen ustensils. There is aircondition and Wifi internet. This spacious apartment of about 50 square metres is ideal for a couple but suits also two moore people sleeping on the bed settee.
Marseillam is probably the oldest town of France, settled by the Phoceans in the 6th cBC. You can enjoy the stressless and pittoresque atmosphere when you walk the narrow streets in the old town or stroll around the old unspoiled port. Numerous bars and restaurants are within a walking distance. Thuesday mornings there is a market where you can buy local food, dried herbs, clothes, flowers and lots of other things. You can find also fleemarkets in towns nearby. There are a lot of opportunities for activities as biking, sailing, boat trips on the lake or along the Canal du Midi, horseriding and water sports.
In the apartment you will find a file with suggestions of things to do and places to visit.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marseillan plage 3 km|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||250 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Beziers 18 km, Nearest railway: Agde 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The Languedoc- Roussillon is emerging as one of the most enticing parts of France, with remote villages and little-travelled byways offering a window to a vanishing European rural culture as well as beaches and cities offering a thrilling diversity of activities. The terrain is highly varied, rocky in the shadow of the Pyrenees and a windsvept coast wich is flat and sandy, punctuated by saltwater lakes.
In the area you will find many historical places and Unesco World Heritage Sites as the Amphitheatre in Nimes, the lovely village St-Guilhem-le-Desert, the fortified city of Carcassonne, the Roman Aqueduct Pont du Gard and the famous Canal du Midi which passes from Toulouse to Etang du Thau. You can take the boat from Grau d´Agde up the river Herault and along the Canal du Midi and across the lake by Marseillan to see the oysterbeds while enjoying oyster- and winetasting.
To the east is Petit Camargue, the swampy delta of the Rhone river and home of black bulls and white horses. There are many interesting cities to visit as Montpellier, Bezier, Pezenas, Agde and Sète, an old genuin fishing town and the medivial town Aigues Mortes.
There are many lovely villages to drive to through landscapes of endless wineyards and pinetree forests.
Not so far avay from the town you can reach rosemary- and thynescented mountains which in wintertime turn white from snow.
The area around the big salt-water lake, Etang du Thau, is famous for its oyster and mussel beds. The town is surrounded by wineyards and the natural reserve of Bagnas with around 250 species of wild birds and schools of rose flamingos. In the the south The Canal du Midi enters into the Etang du Thau and from the apartment you can see the lights from the Phare at the enterpoint. The Neuilly Prat destillery in the harbor of Marseillan offers an interesting visit with winetaisting. Within just 10 minutes drive you have many marvellous beaches. There are 12 km of sand and beach between Marseillan Plage and Sète and in Cap d Ágde you will find a rocky black volcanic beach.
Several towns and villages have one or two market days a week, offering delicious fruits, olives. aromatic herbs, artisanal products and clothes. The fleemarkets in the area are perfect places to find antiques and vintage, clothes and lots of other things. The fleemarket in Marseillan Plage every Saturday and Sunday is just 5 minutes drive away from the apartment.
Many coulorful village festivals take place in the summer but also on holidays through the year. The area is famous for water-jousting where 2 whitedressed men are trying to topple each other into the water from boats manned by oarsmen and musicians.
The area offers possibilities of numerous kinds of activities as bicycling, fishing, sailing and boating, watersports, horseriding and wandering in the nature .In the appartment you will find a file with suggestions of things to do and places to visit.