Pezenas : a city of art and history
Pezenas, at the intersection of Lower Languedoc beaches and hinterland Herault, inherited from its past rich heritage. City and State fairs , it was a favorite place to stay for Molière and Illustre Théâtre .
Its historic center retains the charm of its mansions of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries , cobbled streets and mansions of the sixteenth century that form the backdrop to the Consular House , the former seat of municipal power . There were held until the mid- seventeenth century, the meetings of the States of Languedoc. Its religious heritage is also noteworthy : the former chapel of the Black Penitents , transformed into a theater in the nineteenth century, the former chapel of the Ursuline convent furnishings of great interest , and the Collegiate Church of St John, which the “treasure” , composed of objects from the churches of the city can be visited.
Walking through the countryside piscénoise visitors will discover wineries discreet charm , offering high quality wines . Artistic events , theater, dance , music, visual art exhibitions succession from May to October . Of craftspeople work year round in their stalls . If stays are famous Molière , other personalities marred local history , including Paul Vidal de la Blache , inventor of human geography , the singer Boby Lapointe and chemist Venel .
The camping la Pinède is located 5 km from Pezenas.