This town founded 2500 years ago is at the same time the heart of this Mediterranean region. Agde developed from the sea trade of the Ancient World and is a very typical Languedoc town: very lively with its shady promenade, ...more
During the 12th century, the cathedral St. Étienne was probably built instead of a Carolingian building of the 9th century. After that, the cathedral was heavily damaged during religious wars and restored at the end of the ...more
Some 300,000 years ago, the volcano Mont St.Loup was still active and newly formed the coast around the Cap d'Agde. Thereby, the Cap d'Agde received a new look, very untypical for the Languedoc. Apart from the typical fine ...more
Rowers get the boats going and move together. Like during a horse tournament (Tjost) the contestants must now try to push the opponent from his boat into the water. The shield is used to better dodge the spear of the opponent.