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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hérault

Vendres is a commune in the Hérault department, located at the mouth of the Aude, about ten kilometers from Béziers, near the Aude department.

Rich in green spaces, the town of Vendres present in the eyes of its visitors beautiful scenery of vineyards and a beautiful pond, giving a special charm to the site. Vendres also experiencing a pleasant coastal area overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, with a large impressive dunes.

Full of charm, the town of Vendres is a natural paradise where you can stroll and enjoy the wildlife and local flora, while admiring the architecture of the old village of Vendres.

Geographical information

Latitude43.2694350 (N 43° 16’ 10”)
Longitude3.2252020 (E 3° 13’ 31”)
Surface area37.80 km²
Population2786 inhabitants
Density73 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMontpellier (45 mi, 55 min)
Insee code34329
IntercommunalityCC La Domitienne

Nearest cities & towns

Lespignan3.1 mi (10 min)
Sérignan3.5 mi (9 min)
Sauvian3.5 mi (10 min)
Valras-Plage4.8 mi (11 min)
Nissan-lez-Enserune5.7 mi (14 min)
Villeneuve-lès-Béziers6.2 mi (15 min)
Fleury7 mi (16 min)
Béziers7.4 mi (19 min)
Cers7.7 mi (19 min)
Salles-d'Aude8.2 mi (19 min)
Maraussan8.5 mi (16 min)
Poilhes8.9 mi (20 min)
Montady9 mi (17 min)

Things to see and do

Charming town with its fountains, shaded beaches and narrow streets, Vendres offers many wonders to discover during a stay.

Walking through the town of Vendres, one can appreciate the beauty of Saint-Etienne church, dating from the fourteenth century, the mill of Breaking or the old village and its old stone houses.

Along the pond, it is possible to discover the Temple of Venus. Today in ruins, it presents interesting remains of antiquity, like this Roman villa situated between La Neuve Vidalle and Savoy.

Pond Vendres is certainly the main attraction of the town. Communicating with the Mediterranean Sea, it extends over an area ranging from 500 to 1000 hectares. We can discover in particular a reed bed. ornithological place of great importance, the pond is in the classified Natura 2000 area of ​​the plain of the Lower Aude.

But Vendres is also sources including the sulfurous hot spring Puech Blanc and the gas spring that can be drunk directly.

In Grau of Vendres, a shellfish port that is the opportunity to taste some barely caught shellfish and admire nature harmoniously surrounds the town Vendres.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Vendres The market is held from June to September, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday morning.

Feria de Vendres
White Night of the Blue Flag
Barbers' Festival
Festival of the sea, wine and shellfish


Friday 26 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 24°C
Saturday 27 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 25°C
Sunday 28 may
Min. 16°C - Max. 23°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cruise on the Canal du Midi
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 48 € Béziers (4.4 mi)
Electric boat hire on the Canal du Midi
Nature and the great outdoors35 € to 135 € Villeneuve-lès-Béziers (4.5 mi)
Barge cruise on the Canal du Midi
Nature and the great outdoors33 € to 55 € Béziers (4.6 mi)
Bike hire along the Canal du Midi
Sports sensations15 € to 110 € Béziers (4.9 mi)
Licence-free boat hire on the Canal du Midi
Entertainment30 € to 140 € Colombiers (5.2 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Priory Saint Christopher at Puisserguier
HikeAthletic4h25Puisserguier (11.5 mi)
On the heights of Creissan... The Bories
HikeEasy2h30Creissan (13 mi)
Vineyards and Heritage
HikeIntermediate4h40Saint-Geniès-de-Fontedit (14 mi)
The Parade of Marie Coquette, Cruzy
HikeEasy4h00Cruzy (15.6 mi)
Sainte-Lucie Island
HikeEasy4h00Port-la-Nouvelle (19.4 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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