Cycle tourism: Cap d'Agde wins the national “Accueil Vélo” label

“Soft roaming and outdoor recreation, an ambition for the Hérault”… This was the slogan of the Assises of soft roaming and outdoor recreation organized by the Department of Hérault. And the event was an opportunity to reward the efforts of the municipality of Cap d'Agde in soft roaming and cycle tourism. The Cap d'Agde Méditerranée destination can be proud of having thus obtained the “Accueil Vélo” label.

On knows Cap d'Agde for its sweetness of life out of season, its former volcano, Mont Saint-Loup, its beaches, its ramparts, its alleys, but also its naturist village and its lively summer evenings. The very recent “Accueil Vélo” label reveals another facet of the ancient Greek city. Agde and its surroundings offer bicycle enthusiasts a palette of landscapes. A discovery of every moment along the 500 kilometers of marked routes.

A diversity of courses

Au Cap d'Agde, no less than 24 routes await visitors. Among them, three major national and international cycle routes , but also 21 marked trails for Mountain Biking and Mountain Biking. Bike rides between vines and ponds, ascent of Mont Saint-Loup to admire the unique panorama ... Discoveries of the auction, the banks of the Hérault river, the city center and the only round lock on the Canal du Midi. In Cap d'Agde, numerous hikes and cycle paths unite sport and heritage.

Family cycling in Agde

A cultural heritage of great richness

By walking the paths at the crossroads of fresh and salt water, you will discover the richness of the heritage of this gem of Languedoc with the allure of an archipelago. The historic city center offers a journey through time along the ramparts, through alleys and squares. The fine sandy beaches are an invitation to relax. Make way for the contemplation of the Big Blue! The Grande-Conque beach at the foot of the volcanic cliffs is well sheltered from the Tramontana. It offers a black sand that contrasts with the turquoise of the sea.

Conque beach in Agde

An exceptional terroir

Departing from Agde, you will meet the winegrowers. This other specificity of this territory is enriched by best of sea and land. At the end of the day, discover the flavors of this exceptional terroir. Taste a few oysters from the Thau lagoon and a tasty tielle on the terrace.

Oysters from the Thau lagoon

Cap d'Agde enjoys a particularly mild climate and can be discovered in all seasons. Do not wait any longer to cycle through the many trails carefully designed for visitors passionate about cycling, the sea and heritage.