Between sea and scrubland, vineyards and lagoon, discover the exceptional panoramas of the Balaruc les Bains peninsula. Directly connected to Montpellier and its neighbour Sète, Balaruc les Bains offers a privileged location to those who are looking for a friendly lifestyle, without wanting to give up an active cultural, sporting or professional life! Close to the main roads, the commune has quick access to the Montpellier metropolis and thus benefits from the dynamism of the employment area of the 7th largest city in France, while offering an unequalled quality of life, in the heart of the Sète agglomeration. With all the services needed for daily life, Balaruc les Bains attracts young professionals, families and seniors, who appreciate the quality of its school and sports facilities. With its water sports centre, beach volleyball, tennis, skate park, bowling green and multisport areas, the town has more than 30 sports associations that provide vitality and entertainment all year round, alongside a rich and varied cultural programme.
With a history dating back thousands of years, Balaruc les Bains has built its reputation on its hot springs and a remarkable heritage. Stroll through natural sites classified Natura 2000, taste oysters in the oyster farms, enjoy a day at the beach or take a walk in the town’s ancient garden overlooking the lagoon. Discover this coastal town where the gentle way of life is not a myth. Balaruc les Bains is the first spa resort in France, and everything here calls for relaxation, in the middle of dreamy landscapes in shades of green and blue. Balaruc les Bains, an ideal location to enjoy life by the sea all year round.
There is plenty of architectural heritage to explore in Balaruc les bains. The Pavillon Sevigne: First of Balaruc les Bains spa (built in 1753), it is the centre of the city and now houses the Tourist Office. Its beautiful arcades surrounding a pool of thermal water and the park Sevigne were created in 1833. The archaeological excavations of the Gallo-Roman Basilica is another architectural heritage site. Located in the square near the Bordes Pavillon Sevigne (current headquarters of the Tourist Office). The currently visible part is dated to the 3rd century AD. The set consists of a large building of approximately 150 m ² evoking a basilica (monument widespread in the Roman world), and two adjacent rooms of a long corridor of approximately 3 m wide, which served the various parts of the system.
The walk Georges Brassens is another activity you must do when visiting. On foot or bicycle, at this 1.8 km walk, which borders the peninsula and borders Balarucoise the Thau lagoon, the port to the impasse of the creeks, you can see Sete “The Venice of Languedoc “and the Mont Saint Clair (183 m); Agde, born Greek city at the foot of a volcano: Mount St. Loup (113 m), Meze, the first small fishing harbour of the Mediterranean; Bouzigues, cradle of the shellfish.
At an average temperature of 23.3 °C, July is the hottest month of the year. In January, the average temperature is 7.7 °C. It is the lowest average temperature of the whole year. On average there are 110.76 hours of sunshine per month.
Balaruc les Bains is directly connected to Montpellier, meaning it's only a short 30 minute drive from the airport. If you cannot get a flight into Montpellier, then Perpignan is only an hour and 30 minutes away.