Espace Georges Brassens


Sète was the childhood home of singer and poet Georges Brassens (1921–81), whose mellow voice still speaks at this multimedia space.

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1. Musée Paul Valéry

1.52 MILES

Sète was the birthplace of symbolist poet Paul Valéry (1871–1945), and the town’s main museum houses a disappointingly small collection of his works,…

2. Musée International des Arts Modestes

2.76 MILES

This offbeat gallery occupying a renovated warehouse is refreshingly free of big names – here the emphasis is on the art of everyday objects, curated by…

3. Musée de l'Étang de Thau

2.82 MILES

The Musée de l'Étang de Thau has aquarium tanks, sepia photos, vintage fishing equipment and models of the lagoon.

6. Noilly-Prat Factory

7.64 MILES

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7. Plage du Pilou

13.29 MILES

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8. Place Royale du Peyrou

17.55 MILES

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