Capestang, Herault, France
Capestang is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France. It is an attractive town situated next to beaches and the Regional Park of High Languedoc. The canal du midi runs along the top of the village where there are many colorful barges, bars and restaurants.

The village centers around a large pond and greens where old men play petanque. It is overlooked by a beautiful twelfth century castle and massive fourteenth century Gothic Saint Etienne Collegiate Church and bell tower on the hillside.

Things to See & Do

* Capestang bridge
* 12th Century casle
* Saint Etienne Collegiate Church and bell tower
* Village square
* Bars & restaurantts

Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Land Area - 39.56 km2
Population – 3,050 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44

Travel Links – Capestang is easily accessible with several international airports within easy driving distance: Carcassonne (55 minutes), Perpignan (70 minutes), Montpellier (60 minutes), Nimes (90 minutes) and Toulouse and Girona (140 minutes). There are rail links at Beziers and Narbonne with TGV high speed connections to Paris. If you are travelling from Spain, Barcelona Airport is three and half hours away.