is a charming village adjacent the dramatic river Orb, where nearby is
a renowned center for canoeing and kayaking. At the center of the village
the 14th century church, overlooks a large public square, often used for
concerts in the Summer.
Nearby are bar and restaurants, where one can
sit back and enjoy the local people and visitors in this intimate village.
Taking the road, opposite the church so one goes away from the river,
there is a charming spring bordered by flowers, and higher up one reaches
the 12th century tower that has commanding views over the river valley.
under the shade of the trees next to the tower, one looks across the new
bridge that spans the river Orb, with camping ground, and a place to bathe,
to the distant mountains of the Gorges d'Héric.
numerous walks in the region. Close by is the Romanesque Abbey of Fontcaude,
as well as dolmens and statue menhirs, relics of the megalithic era.
For a nice
refreshing swim the beaches of the Mediterranean are only about 20 minutes
away by car, or you could try the river Orb at Roquebrun, the river Cesse
at Bize or the public swimming pool in St Chinian.
rock-climbing, fishing, cycling, painting, golf and riding are just a
few of the other activities available.
If you want the excitement of larger
cities Beziers is within easy reach, with its acclaimed festival in the
Summer (includes bullfighting).
14th century Church overlooks Square with Restaurants
The tower overlooking Cessenon has fine views
The river Orb is perfect for bathing!