Sète is a major port city, located 33 km south of Montpellier and accessible by train. There are some great places to run in Sète:
Port/Marina Tour. The easiest and most scenic run in Sète is on the series of quays (quais) along the port/marina area. It’s possible to run for 5.6 km one-way between the Saint Louis Lighthouse (phare) and the Mediterranean resort of Coastal Environment research institute. It’s a combination of sidewalk and dedicated pedestrian path. There are great views of the many boats, harbor, and bay. ROUTE MAP
Beach. The long, wide sandy beach south of Sète is excellent for running. The sand is fairly firm near the water. Run as much as 12 km along the beach between Plage de la Corniche near Sète, south to the breach at Marseillan.
- Marina route: Up to 5.6 km one-way; Beach is up to 12 km one-way
- Marina route: Tourist Office or anywhere along route
- Sète has a train station;