Things to see and do - Sète
Unmissable tourist sites
Sète Travel guide
Sète : Michelin's recommendations
At the foot of the Mount St-Clair, an ancient island at 175 m altitude and which is linked to the land by two strips of sand, Sète was built by command by Louis XIV in order to have a more reliable port than in Marseille. Soon fishermen, mostly Italians, came to settle here whilst commerce prospered with the colonies... This city which conserved its original atmosphere contained its original dimension.
Tourist attractions Sète : Things to see and do
quai de la Consigne
The old harbour was created by order of Colbert and designed by Pierre-Paul Riquet. At present, its passenger and merchant ferry days are long gone; the harbour is now the exclusive domain of local fishermen and expensive yachts. The latter have take..
Nowhere is more melancholy than this cemetery, lit by the sparkling waters of the nearby Mediterranean. Peace and serenity reign in the final resting place of Paul Valéry (tomb of the Grassi, his mother's family) and Jean Vilar, two of Sète's favoure..
chemin de St-Clair
From afar this could be an island... This hill which rises to 175m, overlooking the sea, Thau Basin and the town of Sète, forms a superb panoramic viewpoint. In winter, when the mistral wind has cleared the skies, the view is fabulous: at sunset you ..
17 Quai De Tassigny F - 34200 Sète
Prix Prices from : 115 €
This hotel is set in the heart of Sète, between the Mediterranean and the Thau Lake, and features a contemporary décor and an on-site gourmet restaurant. Guests are invited to relax in the hotel's glass-roofed courtyard. All of the air-conditioned r..
10 Quai Aspirant Herber F - 34200 Sète
Prix Prices from : 85 €
Ideally located along the Royal Canal, this 19th-century edifice welcomes you in typical Hausmannian-style near the city centre of Sète. Blending period charm, a host of facilities and an inviting ambiance, Hôtel L'orque Bleue features 30 comfortabl..
30 Promenade Jean-Baptiste Marty F - 34200 Sète
Overlooking the port in Sète, the Port Marine welcomes you in a modern and refined atmosphere. The rooftop swimming pool boasts a beautiful view over the Mediterranean Sea. At the hotel restaurant, Bleu Marine, you can enjoy delicious Mediterranean ..
Mole St-Louis F - 34200 Sète
1 chemin du Cimetière-Marin F - 34200 Sète
A small but chic contemporary house with the Mediterranean as a backdrop is the new home for Anne Majourel. She takes great pleasure in treating her guests to delicate and delicious cuisine. It teems with flavours and is prepared with ingredients fre..
2 rue Frédéric-Mistral F - 34200 Sète
47 rue Pierre Semard F - 34200 Sète
The contemporary sign outside and unusual decor inside showcase the skill of the Fine Arts school trained female owner. Her husband is responsible for the inventive gourmet cuisine on offer in this unique and appealing restaurant.
17 quai du Maréchal-de-Lattre-de-Tassigny F - 34200 Sète
14 route de la Corniche-de-Neubourg F - 34200 Sète
This simple, modern bistro boasts a loyal crowd of regulars who return for the chef's ebullient personality and traditional, constantly changing menu. An excellent eatery at reasonable prices.