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Fraisse-sur-Agout

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hérault

Fraisse-sur-Agout - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hérault
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Green station of the Regional Natural Park of Haut-Languedoc, Fraisse-sur-Agout takes place in Occitania, in the department of Hérault. This small village of a little more than 350 inhabitants is located on the mountain, in the arrondissement of Béziers. It is also bordering the department of Tarn via the commune of Murat-sur-Vèbre.

Today, the village of Fraisse-sur-Agout is especially appreciated for its natural heritage and ecological tourism. If the site is known for its farms and its timber exploitation, it is mostly frequented for its hiking trails or outdoor activities.

There are plenty of sites to discover and reflect the history of Fraisse-sur-Agout over the centuries. Its fishing points also make the success of this commune pleasant and warm.

Geographical information

MunicipalityFraisse-sur-Agout
Postcode34330
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Latitude43.6060930 (N 43° 36’ 22”)
Longitude2.7977220 (E 2° 47’ 52”)
AltitudeFrom 435m to 1111m
Surface area58.46 km²
Population351 inhabitants
Density6 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMontpellier (115 km, 1h55)
Insee code34107
IntercommunalityCC de la Montagne du Haut Languedoc
DepartmentHérault
TerritoryLanguedoc-Roussillon
RegionOccitanie

Nearest cities & towns

Cambon-et-Salvergues8.3 km (14 min)
La Salvetat-sur-Agout9.5 km (14 min)
Murat-sur-Vèbre14.6 km (21 min)
Nages14.6 km (20 min)
Saint-Vincent-d'Olargues15.3 km (21 min)
Olargues17.4 km (28 min)
Le Soulié17.9 km (25 min)
Saint-Julien20 km (25 min)
Moulin-Mage20 km (28 min)
Saint-Étienne-d'Albagnan22 km (27 min)
Saint-Pons-de-Thomières22 km (30 min)
Mons23 km (35 min)
Riols23 km (34 min)
Lamontélarié23 km (33 min)
Prémian25 km (30 min)

Things to see and do

Several menhirs take place on the territory of Fraisse-sur-Agout, that of Picarel, and that of the Cambaïssy, testifying to an ancient occupation near the village. Registered with the Monuments Historiques, the site of Prat Alaric allows to admire a farm covered by a roof of broom built according to traditional methods.

While hiking around the town, you can also discover the rock carvings of the Serre du Cambaïssy, or the nearby Mazade oven. Do not miss to admire the castle of Les Sierres, this building served as HQ to the resistance during the Second World War.

But the main tourist attraction of Fraisse-sur-Agout remains surely its lake of Vesoles. Famous for anglers, it also allows you to learn water sports such as windsurfing or boating. It takes place on the Somail plateau, a true paradise for lovers of heather and conifers.

On the commune, you can also take the didactic path on the theme of the force of water, a thousand-year-old tree, or the Sentier Prévert, marked and very poetic. Boulodromes also take place in different places to learn this typically French leisure.

In the vicinity of Fraisse-sur-Agout, do not miss to walk in the wood of Sause, the Fontfroide pass, or in the forest of Office.

Places of interest

Natural sites

Events and festivities

At the beginning of July, the village organizes its annual festival for three days. The program includes entertainment for children, musical entertainment, petanque competitions and lively meals.

As of August 15, the festivities of Fraisse-sur-Agout are centered on flowers and fishing. Spectacles, donkey rides or even concerts are offered.

Photos

His church
His church
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The village
The village
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View from Fraisse-sur-Agout
View from Fraisse-sur-Agout
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Weather

Saturday 25 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 12°C
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Sunday 26 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 15°C
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Monday 27 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 16°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning where the three valleys meet
Sports sensations30 € Mons (14.1 km)
Learn how Lacaune ham is made
Local flavours3 € Lacaune (14.3 km)
Tour and tasting at an oil mill
Local flavoursFreeMurviel-lès-Béziers (34 km)
Wine-tasting course with an oenologist (2h30)
Local flavours59 € Olonzac (36 km)
Discover the wonderful world of bees
Culture and education5 € Cuxac-d'Aude (41 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Les Tourelles
HikeIntermediate4h00Murat-sur-Vèbre (9.9 km)
Mont Méla Loop
HikeEasy2h00Mélagues (23 km)
The Small Tower
HikeIntermediate3h00Mélagues (23 km)
The Vayssède and the Thalis Ford
HikeEasy1h30Mélagues (23 km)
Fanjaud Ravine
HikeIntermediate3h00Mélagues (23 km)

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