The Thau Archipelago and its museums

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Visit the Thau Archipelago differently

Our Archipelago, its cultural sites and emblematic of our history

Immerse yourself in the history of the port of Sète at the "Musée de la Mer". You will be introduced to the actors involved in the construction of the port, Mr. Aversa's model boats as well as the Languedoc games. This museum will teach you about the city of Sète, its traditions and its exceptional maritime heritage! 
Go to the Espace Georges Brassens in Sète, which thanks to the image and sound, talks about his life and his work. You will learn more about this nationally renowned Sète artist. Let the artist guide you!
Head towards Frontignan to see its church (Saint Paul), built at the beginning of the 12th century. A medieval wall integrated in the 15th century into a Romanesque style building, this surprising construction is made up of limestone complexes from the Gardiole massif, was built between the 12th and 14th centuries.

Visit the Ancient Mediterranean Garden of Balaruc-Les-Bains, and learn the history of the different Mediterranean plant species and their uses. Pergolas, arbours, fountains and a small amphitheatre, with their domesticated nature, also blend with the components of ancient architecture.

You can end your trip in Bouzigues and its Thau lagoon museum, and discover all the secrets of local know-how, shellfish farming, mussel farming and fishing. Discover an important natural area of the territory!