Located 10 km south-west of Montpellier, Villeneuve-lès Maguelone boasts 3000 hectares of preserved nature. From the sea to the marshland, it provides pure relaxation.
Its beach stretches out over 12 km and hasn’t seen any urbanisation (the Plage du Pilou is in the west and the Plage du Prévost is in the east). Every year it hosts an international kite-surfing competition: “Festikite”. The beach is accessible by bike or by bus from Montpellier.
In Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone, nature reigns supreme. Here you’ll find a mosaic of natural environments, between freshwater and seawater, where numerous remarkable species, particularly birds, come to reproduce or feed; here you’ll find such birds as pink flamingos, little egrets, shelducks, pied avocets, black-winged stilts, and sterns.