Travel Blogs from Sete, France

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Sete, Sete, France travel blog

Sete

A travel blog entry by bucksbeach

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... yet again to go the way we wanted. Leo's diversion to see the viaduct was starting to be expensive!!! Never mind, we found Sete, and Brigittes parents, were waiting for us. They live just up the coast and we had met Pierette once before in Paris. It ...

Champagne to Sete via Geneva, Sete, France travel blog

Champagne to Sete via Geneva

A travel blog entry by graemeh

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We've arrived at Sète, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, in the south of France. This was probably the principal destination of our trip, and we’re staying at the house owned by our Geneva friends, Jean-Jacques and Brigitte. On following ...

End of the second week in Sete, Sete, France travel blog

End of the second week in Sete

A travel blog entry by graemeh

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... clear weather became hazy for a couple of days before the winds arrived. There are two strong winds that batter the south of France from a northerly direction. The mistral is the better known, and it blasts down the Rhone valley for about 3 days at a ...

On the Mediterrian, Sete, France travel blog

On the Mediterrian

A travel blog entry by donbarbara

... painted walls and blue ceiling. This is the home of Toulouse Latrauec and we visited his museum. Now we have taken the train to Sete - on the sea. We are within walking distance to the sea. We met a wonderful old man, Yve. HE must have been about 100 ...

CHAPTER 6 - LIFE IN HELL - TANGIER - SETE FERRY, Sete, France travel blog

CHAPTER 6 - LIFE IN HELL - TANGIER - SETE FERRY

A travel blog entry by barneyandpier

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... , 22nd and 23rd KM START = 15, 620 (Trip = 5,250 ) KM END = 15,674 (Trip = 5,304 ) Route: Asilah > Tangiers > Sete (France) Some serious questions are now being raised between Pierpaolo and myself, primarily "Why does our room smell like a seal ...

Sete - end of the first week, Sete, France travel blog

Sete - end of the first week

A travel blog entry by graemeh

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... -up at one of the water-front restaurants to celebrate my making it through another year. It’s my first birthday in France so I suppose I could have a gateau with one candle?? Have also been trying my hand at making some holiday sketches this trip. ...

Ancient Cities and the Mediterrannean Sea, Sete, France travel blog

Ancient Cities and the Mediterrannean Sea

A travel blog entry by sasaharty

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... wine. It is like the “specials” menu of the day, but you get your choice from the entrée (the appetizers in France), La Primeur (the main course), vegetable, cheese and dessert. The girls had pizzas, which are quite large. It was at a ...

Sète, Sete, France travel blog

Sète

A travel blog entry by mapoirat

Après cette première fausse étape à Voiron où je me suis occupé grâce aux différents écrans d'ordinateur, de télévision ou encore de téléphone, me voici en route pour la véritable aventure, ce que j'attends depuis des mois, ce qui me ...

La croisiere s'emmerde..., sete, France travel blog

La croisiere s'emmerde...

A travel blog entry by -sebastien-

4h de retard au départ de Tanger puis 36h de traversée à bord du Marrakech, sinistre rafiot à l'état de délabrement très avancé ...

Our Walk Through the Streets of Sète, Sete, France travel blog

Our Walk Through the Streets of Sète

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff

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Mary's Impressions: Coming back from Lisbon, we had a few days to ourselves before our friend Margaret was due to arrive. We took advantage of this time to get our place ready for our guest and to explore the town of Sète.  As we are staying in Les ...

Market Day At Sète, Sete, France travel blog

Market Day At Sète

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff

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... to go to the grocery store and stock up for the month as it seems food shopping is more a requirement not a pleasure.  In France food shopping is part of life here and the French love their food.  Buying things on a weekly basis ensures ...

Tour de France & Bastille Day, Sete, France travel blog

Tour de France & Bastille Day

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff

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... would be a nice souvenir from the Tour de France – a dairy cow keychain from Ragt Semences (An agricultural group promoting France’s farmlands).  I mentioned to Jeff that if I could have anything that’s the one thing I would like to ...

Mediterranean Here We Come, Sete, France travel blog

Mediterranean Here We Come

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff

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... marvel that we can buy fresh, in fact still warm, baguette and some nice cheese in a convenience store along the highway. Only in France! We had no idea what to expect of Sète and our first impressions are mixed.  Approaching the town we pass ...

Near death experience at Tour de France, Sète, France travel blog

Near death experience at Tour de France

A travel blog entry by buckgw

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We learnt so much from Day 1, we were confident of seeing more on Day 2.  We also had two extra Australian supporters - Grant and Bes.  But we were shocked that Saiy could ever imagine a day shopping on the French Riveira (with a credit card ...

In And About Sète, Sete, France travel blog

In And About Sète

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff

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... the town’s famous artists) was a surprise in terms of my enjoyment of the visit to this museum.  When I was living in France, it was the first time I heard some of the folk songs by Georges Brassens.  I didn’t really care for them ...

Life at the Beach, Sete, France travel blog

Life at the Beach

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff

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Mary's Impressions: Since it was Alice & Beth's last day in France, we had to go and play in the cool, clear waters of the Mediterranean. We headed out to Sete’s beaches and settled on a spot close to the water but away from the crowds.  ...

Huitres(oysters) by the double dozen and flamingos, Sète, France travel blog

Huitres(oysters) by the double dozen and flamingos

A travel blog entry by jonesfamilytrip

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... and clams washed down with a local white wine. Simon remarked that he had never eaten so many oysters in his life. Home via Sete which was a much larger seaside town than I thought, with a large port.  I got lost winding through the narrow streets. ...

Play that funky music, Sete, France travel blog

Play that funky music

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

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... eating cheap, but I'm trying to rationalize this two ways - 1) the Euro has dropped significantly from the last time I was in France and 2) The speciality in this part of France is amazing, excellent, fresh seafood, and let's face it - the restaurant can ...

Host city of jousting contest since 1666, Sete, France travel blog

Host city of jousting contest since 1666

A travel blog entry by rnriggins

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... of small boats. It is no surprise then that Sete is known as the Venice of Languedoc (that's essentially it's state in France). Stately buildings lined the canals along with pretty flowers so I walked around just taking in the scenery. There aren't any ...

Seaside ... seafood ... Mont St Clair, Sete, France travel blog

Seaside ... seafood ... Mont St Clair

A travel blog entry by clgs

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... lunch choice for the day - fish soup, sardines and red mullet, stuffed mussels, stuffed squid and cuttlefish casserole!  All delicious! Sete is overlooked by a small conical mountain - Mont St Clair - which gives a 360 view of Sete. There is a ...

Sete, Sete, France travel blog

Sete

A travel blog entry by claireandnick

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A quick stop of at Sete to camp and gorge on sea food. Managed to get the smallest pitch to put all the tents up ...

Camping sur le Mont St-Clair, Sete, France travel blog

Camping sur le Mont St-Clair

A travel blog entry by zoko

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C'est grâce à Cécile qui nous a déniché le camping et Maman qui nous y a guidé par téléphone que nous arrivons au camping et plantons notre tente sur le Mont Saint-Clair. C'est au réveil le lendemain matin que nous profitons de la vue sur Sète ...

A Bike Ride to Sete, Sete, France travel blog

A Bike Ride to Sete

A travel blog entry by alicia_abroad

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    Today, Elizbeth and I biked to Sete and it only took us 5 hours!  Whenever we thought we were lost, or really were lost, we'd ask people for the way to Sete and we could gauge how far away we were by their reactions.  The ...

EUROPE WINDDOWN, Sete,, France travel blog

EUROPE WINDDOWN

A travel blog entry by marytravels

Bonjour Mes Ami And, unfortunately, after 4 weeks in France thats still about the extent of my French! We are winding down in France and mentally preparing for another contenent; yikes! In many ways I'm very ready to come home. This has been wonderful ...

Loving/Hating the Med - Part 1, Séte, France travel blog

Loving/Hating the Med - Part 1

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... . The town of Agde is set back from the Med on the canal and the Herault River. It's one of the oldest towns in France with 2600 years of history and is built from black volcanic stone from a long extinct volcano, Mont Saint-Loup. We enjoyed wandering its ...

Why the french surrendered, Sete, France travel blog

Why the french surrendered

A travel blog entry by thermalsailors

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I have solved the mystery of the french surrender. It all boils down to the French prefering to get on the piss with the invaders than to shoot at them. it is a brilliant battle plan. It works. I can attest to this personaly. I couldnt have fired a ...

Sea Snails in Sète, Sète, France travel blog

Sea Snails in Sète

A travel blog entry by ragenrich

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There's really not much to say about our little trip to Sète, and I'm feeling too lazy to go into details about stuff that y'all will probably find boring. Basically, Margaret, Vlasis, and I took a day trip to Sète (15 minute train ride), a peninsula ...

The Klaus dialogs, Sete, France travel blog

The Klaus dialogs

A travel blog entry by thermalsailors

... the rust flakes had jammed the little rubber vlaves. Simple fix. Clean it and put it back together. All fixed. Sete is a great little city. Amazingly friendly. Classicly french pretty canal city. Tourist brochure done. Actualy I really like ...

Callian's Birthday Weekend, Sete to Cape d'Agde, France travel blog

Callian's Birthday Weekend

A travel blog entry by travelimmersion

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... large children's playground and eating areas all under very large, old plane trees. Plane trees are to be found everywhere in France. The shopping was amazing too. Lots of modern high street shops selling very nice clothes for a very reasonable price. ...

Un arrêt dans la ville de Brassens, Sète, France travel blog

Un arrêt dans la ville de Brassens

A travel blog entry by vent-dest

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Nous nous arrêtons à Sète, faire un petit bonjour à Georges et à Julie, par la même occasion! Julie nous fait visiter la ville, le port, le Mont Saint-Clair. Nous arrivons juste pour le début du festival de poésie "Voix Vives", ...

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