Gruissan’s must-see

What must be seen in Gruissan ? Five districts compose the city…

  • The Chalets’ district : the origins of Gruissan’s tourism.

The construction of the chalets started in 1860, at the time of the first sea baths and of the begining of seaside tourism in Gruissan. Rebuilt on stilts a hundred years later, they slowly get modernized and mix, today, a whole new comfort with the friendliness of former days !

To discover :
  • Gruissan’s nautical center
  • The beach,
  • The shops,
  • The market,
  • The outer harbor
  • The oyster base,
  • The waterfront pathway.
Plage des Chalets Gruissan
  • The district of the Port Rive Droite : Welcome to the marina !

Strong urge of dynamism and to meet people ? Take time to discover the things that make this district built in the 1960’s so particular and enjoy its shops open until late in the night !

To discover :
  • The marina and its 1300 boats,
  • The harbor office,
  • The shops, bars, ice cream makers…
  • The nautical bases,
  • The cooperative cellar and its vault of tasting,
  • Shows and sociocultural activities at night : artists, musicians, painters, sculptors…
  • The harbor lifestyle.
Port et Capitainerie
  • The Ayguades : Between the Massif de la Clape and the Mediterranean sea.

The Ayguades district owns two ponds. Camping sites, apartment hotels, rental agencies and holiday village mix in an open air area. The best ways to get to the shore are biking or walking because all of the accomodations are less than a kilometer away from the sea !

To discover :
  • The beach of the Ayguades,
  • The Massif de la Clape,
  • The ponds of Mateille and the Ayguades and their nautical activities,
  • The bicycle paths,
  • The market.
Plage des ayguades Gruissan
  • The district of Mateille : The biggest district of Gruissan

The district Port Rive Gauche Mateille offers to everyone a preserved environment and the possibility, thanks to its location, to discover all Gruissan without a car !

To discover :
  • The tourist office,
  • The marina and its shops,
  • The Grazel beach and its seafront pathway,
  • The Massif de la Clape,
  • Dynamic places (clubs, Pirat Park, stadiums…),
  • The Pech Maynaud,
  • The bicycle paths.
Port rive gauche Gruissan
  • Gruissan village : The historical district.

Having protected its identity and its typicality for centuries, Gruissan village has its own habits and customs. This unavoidable district will make you taste a typically mediterranean lifestyle !

To discover :
  • Gruissan’s castle,
  • Notre Dame de l’Assomption church,
  • The alleys and the typical architecture,
  • The patrimonial area of the Pech des Moulins,
  • The pathway along the pond of Gruissan,
  • The Canal du Grazel,
  • The vine cellars,
  • The market,
  • The shops,
  • The feast of la Saint-Pierre, on june, the 29th,
  • The Festejades in may,
  • The médiévales in september,
  • The Vendanges feast in october.
Gruissan village

Now that you know what to do in Gruissan, you can check our nautical activities and catering pages to perfectly plan your days !