|Beziers city centre|
|Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport (BZR): 7 mi from city centre|
Beziers, here we come! From the UK, there are only a few airlines offering direct flights to Beziers in the Languedoc-Roussillion region of France. The cheapest is by far Ryanair, which takes-off from London Luton, Manchester and Bristol. Flybe also offers cheap flights to Beziers from Manchester.
Beziers is a quaint little place but it can get pretty crowded in summer when the weather is fine and the season's tourists arrive. If planning a holiday in Beziers in summer, best to book your flights 3-4 months in advance for the cheapest prices.
Direct flights to Beziers take two hours from London.
Beziers creates quite the stir the region when the annual Feria rolls in at the beginning of August. Other highlights to see while visiting? The UNESCO Canal du Midi, a 13th century Nazaire Cathedral and the charming Old Town, easily explored on foot.
Beziers Old Town: Welcome to Medieval France! Put on a pair of comfortable walking shoes (the town is built on a hill) and explore the small streets from the cathedral to the city centre. You'll find a quaint mix of traditional shops and haute-couture boutiques.
Canal du Midi: The UNESCO-protected canal passes through Beziers and dates back to the 17th century. It was the idea of Paul Riquet as a way of joining the Mediterranean with the Atlantic Ocean.
Cathedral: The Saint Nazaire Cathedral was build in the 13th century and was a major site during the Crusades. From the top enjoy some stunning views of the valley and surrounding area.
Find more information on Beziers Tourism Board.
Beziers isn't particularly large but it does have a fine offering of guesthouses, hotels, inn and hostels for backpackers. If you're visiting during the summer feria, it's essential to book your hotel rooms in Beziers in advance. Thousands arrive for the 5-day festival and rooms are scarce.