Top things to do in Sète

Top Choice Gastronomy in Sète

La Coquerie

Prepare to be wowed: some of Languedoc's most exquisite dining is at chef Anne Majourel's Michelin-starred premises. She shuns menus (fixed-price meals) in favour of what's fresh from the fish auction and utilises t…
Sports in Sète

Joutes Nautiques

The joutes nautiques, when boat crews joust with long poles in an attempt to knock each other into the harbour, run from mid-June and culminate in late August, when the centrepiece La Saint Louis event takes place o…
Seafood in Sète

La Méditerranéenne

Sète is awash with seafood restaurants, but this quayside bistro by local chef Fouzia Sakrani scores highly on friendliness and freshness. Simple but delicious food spans sea bream, sole, red mullet, sardines and se…
Seafood in Sète

Oh Gobie

Seafood lovers, you’ll find nirvana here: Oh Gobie has a wide assortment of fish delivered daily from the harbour. The quirky terrace complete with seafaring paraphernalia is a good place to soak up the atmosphere o…
Gallery in Sète

Musée International des Arts Modestes

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 local artists Hervé di Rosa and Bernard Belluc. From religious…
Museum in Sète

Musée Paul Valéry

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, along with paintings and drawings by other local artists and dive…
Seafood in Sète

La Péniche

Dine on classic Sètoise seafood on this converted barge, which looks more like a big-city bistro inside, with its sharp tables and shiny wooden floor. The Languedoc’s Spanish influence is clear – lots of dishes are …
Museum in Sète

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.