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November 12th, 2009
Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone 340337 34750
Herault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.533 3.867 1 m

Happy man, Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone

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Other sight.

Mooring on the "Canal du Rhône à Sète", canal from Rhône river to Sète.

The "canal du Rhône à Sète", goes from the Rhône, in Beaucaire, to the pond of Thau, in Sète. Completed in 1811, it is the prolongation of the "Canal du Midi" builds in 1666.

This channel crosses the brackish water ponds, along the Mediterranean in the south of the area of Montpellier then the wet plains of the Small Camargue.

Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone is a French commune, located in the department of the Herault of the Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 8 161 Villeneuvois, distributed on 23 km², that is to say 323 hab./km².

Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone was a diocese listed in 589, which was transferred in Montpellier in 17th century, whose remainders of the cathedral are always in the site of Maguelone, between the ponds and the Mediterranean.

Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone has a sea front which extends on more than 9 kms and offers 1 a thousand of hectares of spaces lagunaires, of brackish water in which, the professionals fish sea-breams, eels, plates, bars (in french).

My images of Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone

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Budapestman, belido, pierrefonds, Vasa, Clementi, axiotea, macondo, saxo042, burraburra heeft deze opmerking als nuttig gemarkeerd

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