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Things to See in the Languedoc:   Historic Towns:   Agde ( The Name in Occitan. Clich here to find out more about occitan.   Agte)

coat of arms of AgdeSited at the mouth of the River Hérault. This was originally a Phoenician settlement, later takenover by the Greeks.

The town lies on the Canal du Midi, built by Pierre-Paul Riquet a notable Languedoc resident. The Canal is popular for boating holidays and through France's extensive canal network provides a way to get to the Languedoc from the Atlantic Ocean, Northern France and Mediterranean Sea.

Joutes Nautiques (Sea-water jousts) This one of the Mediterranean Ports that hold summer water jousts. Click on the following link for more about these popular annual events Next.

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