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Sète, the eastern starting point of the Canal du Midi

 Posted by , April 15, 2007 at 03:18:21 :: France

Sète is a commune of France, in the "Hérault département". It is a port on the Mediterranean Sea, with 40,220 inhabitants.

Plage de la Corniche, Sète, France

Built upon & around Mont St Clair, Sète is situated on the south-eastern hub of the Bassin de Thau, an enclosed salt water lake used primarily for oyster and mussel fields. To its other side lies the Mediterranean.

Sète is the eastern starting point of the Canal du Midi. 25 mins by train from Montpellier.

Sète, France

Sète was the birthplace of:

* Paul Valéry (1871-1945), author and poet of the Symbolist school
* Georges Brassens (1921-1981), singer and songwriter

(Source: Wikipedia)

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Sim100 Posted on April 15, 2007
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