Pézenas: the historical heart of this old fair city is an enchantment
In Pézenas, you will walk in the footsteps of Molière and his famous theatre,
Bourgeois houses, private mansions, craft shops, its cobbled streets will lead you to discover an exceptional religious heritage: Visit the Chapelle des Pénitents, transformed into a theatre, the Chapelle du convent des Ursulines or the collégiale Saint-Jean, do not hesitate to take the route des antiquaires et brocanteurs, to find the rare pearl or simply enjoy Pézenas and its picturesque city centre.
And above all, don’t miss the Musée Vulliod Saint-Germain to discover Molière’s armchair, Pézenas, which is special because it was the resort town of this great name of the Theatre. So you can’t pass through the region without walking through this important place of art and history. The Maison des métiers d’art and the Théâtre de Pézenas are worth a visit and are the central points of the city’s cultural life. Don’t miss the Molière Festival “Le théâtre dans tous ses éclats” in June.
Street shows, festivals and entertainment… Pézenas is a heritage to be experienced!
To be done in Pézenas:
- Museums : If you go through Pézenas and have children, stop by the Toy Museum and amaze them with the toys of yesteryear !
- Saturday – Market day : You will also like the traditional market and the organic market of Pézenas very cosmopolitan and typical, you will appreciate the flowers, clothes, accessories, artisanal products… and the organic producers of the piscénois basin.
- Oenotourism : Not far from the vineyards, Pézenas is also the starting point to discover the terroir and more particularly the wines of Languedoc. In July/August, take advantage of everything the region has to offer during the summer months of Pézenas every Friday at nightfall, come and taste the regional wines and other culinary attractions, the South as we like it!