Top Historical Places in Beziers

Are you looking to explore the history of Beziers through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Beziers including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Beziers. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Beziers ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Beziers, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Beziers for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Beziers with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Ecluses De Fonserannes

    Landmark, Unesco Site

    This acclaimed feat of engineering – a legendary canal lock – overshadows Bezier’s every other claim to fame. They are essentially 8 ovoid lock chambers and nine gate that were built for a single purpose –  to raise boats 21.5 meters over a distance of 300 meters on the Canal du Midi.  While today such an engineering feat might not sound like much, this was bui...Read more
  2. Cathedrale Saint Nazaire

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    Cathedrale Saint Nazaire

    Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Once a Romanesque cathedral stood here, that was destroyed in the Crusades. In its place was built this Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral. Large and imposing yet graceful, the Cathedral has a fantastic view of over three great bodies – Beziers, the Pyrenees Mountains, and the Mediterranean sea. The highlights are: The 48 metres high bell tower that you can climb The many gargoyles The sacr...Read more
  3. Arenes De Beziers

    4.2 (247 Votes)
    Arenes De Beziers


    Not your usual sports arena, this arena was built in 1897 under lavish Spanish architectural influence for a single purpose – bullfights. Some legendary bullfights have gone down here, and they continue to this day! That’s not all it does though; concerts, tennis tournaments, the international wrestling gala and even ice-skating is hosted here. It can seat about 13000 people, and du...Read more
  4. Chateau De Raissac

    4.4 (326 Votes)
    Chateau De Raissac

    Hotel, Museum, Castle

    Hotels don’t normally qualify as tourist attractions, but this one is actually more of a homestay, and can fill a hole you didn’t know existed in your Beziers’ trip. The chateau has been owned by the same family since 1828. Today, they run it as a cute little B&B. The highlights are: The wine cellar containing wine from 11 different kinds of grape. A small but charming ce...Read more