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Small-Group Tour of Noilly Prat Vermouth Cellar with Tasting in Marseillan
"Starting in the morning or in the afternoon push the door of a cellar and observe the incredible Enclos an enormous open air cellar. Succumb to the scents of plants and spices from all over the world in the Herboristerie and then learn about the famous “dodinage” (mixing) technique. You will be seduced by the various flavors of wood herbs and spices and the cellar master will tell you more about the production history.  Here is the program of your tour :- Historic tour of the house- Guided tasting of the whole Noilly Prat collection- Perfect Serve Demonstration- Brand Mu""
From EUR8.00
 
Private Provence Tour: Luberon Villages and Lavender Day Trip from Avignon
"In the morning or afternoon you’ll be picked up from your Avignon hotel and taken by air-conditioned mini-coach to the Luberon region located about 1.5 hours away. Stretching 30 miles (48 km) along a ridge of rugged hills east of Avignon Luberon is home to some of France's most appealing hill towns and lush landscapes.From your private vehicle admire views of villages and castles perched on cliffs that cascade down to sprawling lavender fields. Stop in the 12th-century village of Oppède-le-Vieux whose old buildings cling to a rocky hill. Explore the shadowy narrow streets as your knowledgeable guide points out the remains of city ramparts and a medieval castle. Continue to the colorful village of Roussillon which lies within the borders of the Parc Naturel Régional du Luberon and is noted for its large ochre ridge. You’ll be struck by the unique yellow
From EUR38.00
 
"Private Tour: Full-Day Tour to Antibes
Private Tour: Full-Day Tour to Provence towns"Private Tour: Full-Day Tour to Antibes St Paul de Vence St Jeanet and Gourdon from Cannes""Your pleasant excursion starts in Cannes and continues along the beautiful sea road to Antibes. Antibes has so much to offerfor example the incredible harbor. The wall encircles the medieval village
From EUR500.00

More Things to Do in Béziers

Amazingly carved mansion near the theater

Photo 1. At the northern end of Allées Paul Riquet, at the corner with rue de la Coquille an amazingly carved mansion is the seat og the “Librairie du theater” (theater bookshop).Photo 2 is a...
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Apr 18, 2010

Mansion overlooking Paul Riquet’s statue

An imposing 6 levels mansion overlook the statue of Pierre Paul Riquet, at the south end of Allées Paul Riquet, at the corner with Avenue Camille Saint-Saëns. I have not found the history of this...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

Hotel Imperator

Hotel Imperator stands on the west side of Allées Paul Riquet, number 28. Unfortunately, it is half hidden by ugly metal structures. It was built around 1870 (photo 1).The entrance is worth a closer...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

Nouvelles Galeries, 1930

Near the theater, on the east side of Allées Paul Riquet stand the Nouvelles Galeries building, a department store built in 1930. The outside has remained unchanged since then (photo 1)Photo 2 is a...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

House with lions’ faces

Photo 1 shows a large mansion along the east side of Allées Paul Riquet. At first look, it is only one of the numerous mansions along the Allée as it has not many carvings. However, though it has been...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

House with two caryatides

Not exactly on Allées Paul Riquet but that can be seen from the Alleys, stand a house with two caryatids that seem to figure Cérès, and another figure of Cérès stands on top of the entrance photo 1)....
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010
 
 
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Carved mansion

In the north-east part of Allées Paul Riquet stands a wealthy mansion built in the Empire style.Photo 1. This huge mansion has 11 windows on the first level and 11 windows at the second level. When,...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

Place de la Victoire, behind the Theater

In font of the theater, extend Allées Paul Riquet. Behind the theater stand Place de la Victoire.Photo 1. On the east side of Place de la Victoire stands a wealthy beginning of the XXth century...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

Memory slabs on the theater front

Several memory slabs stand at the bottom of the theater frontPhoto 1 reminds May 12th 1907, when 120,000 persons marched against the authorities because of the wine crisis and the soldiers refused to...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

Theater

The theater stands at the northern end of allées Paul Riquet. It was built in 1844 and is in the style “à l’italienne” (Italian style).Photo 1. General view of the theater.Photos 2 and 3. Bas-reliefs...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

XIXth department store, allées Paul Riquet

This department store stands on the east side of allées Paul Riquet. It was built around1860 in a Napoleon III style, with fluted columns and a bow window in the center. It is now a sport shop, “la...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

Paul Riquet

Pierre-Paul Riquet was born in 1609 in Béziers from a wealthy family. He was an ingeneer and a businessman. He had the idea to dig a canal between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic ocean though it...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

Allées Paul Riquet

Allées Paul Riquet are 600 meters long. They are the busiest part of the town for pedestrians. The alleys are planted with old plane trees. The center of the alleys is pedestrians only while cars are...
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JLBG
Apr 18, 2010

Figures from Inside the Cathedral

Inside of the church a small portion of the previous Romanesque cathedral was found to include in the present church on the north side of the nave. It consists of a corner of the nave containing a...
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hquittner
Jan 16, 2010

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80 Allées Paul Riquet, Beziers, 34 500, France
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Avenue du Viguier Parc Actipolis, Beziers, 34500, France
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2 Rue De L Acropole, Parc Actipolis, Beziers, 3450
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