Special Holiday Resorts in France




          Holiday on the yacht Samain on the Mediterranean Sea, general information

In the marina of the cosy and romantic Marseillan, 5 km from the Mediterranean Sea, lies the yacht Samain. The coolness of the water, combined with a large amount of sunshine and the atmosphere of this historic city on the Etang de Thau, makes your stay a unique experience.

Marseillan is an authentic Mediterranean fishing village, located directly at the ‘Etang du Thau. It is separated from the sea by a long sandy beach. From Marseillan their is a beautiful trail along the lake towards the Mediterranean Sea. Around the harbour are sunny terraces, good restaurants and wine tasting. The 75 sq. km lake offers all kind of water sports such as organized boat trip to the Canal du Midi or a visit the oyster and mussel farms.

With Marseillan Plage, Sète and Cap d' Agde on your doorstep you can enjoy authentic fishing ports on the Mediterranean Sea and wide white sand beaches, including a nudist beach. The beaches are ample parking. You can choose from wide calm beaches and in Marseillan Plage you can practice all types of water sports. For children, there are plenty of activities such as pony rides and an amusement park.

Marseillan is located between the harbour village Sète, from where the ferry leaves for Morocco and the famous water sports village Cap d' Agde. The city Agde, with its lively market, is worth a visit because of the combination of Greek and medieval elements. There are day trips to the nature reserve Gardiole or the wellness centre Balaruc-les-bains.

Beautiful old towns such as Agde, Sète, Carcassonne, Narbonne, Montpellier, Arles, Nimes, and Beziers are on easily accessible distances for the history trips and for the shopping trips.

On the next page you will find detailed information about the accommodation on the boat.

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