101 things to see in Sommières, Languedoc
Thursday, 11 July 2013
Its many shops, cafés and restaurants populate the historical centre.
Cobbled streets intertwine leading to secret passageways and strangely placed dead-ends, making it easy to get lost in this little town, nonetheless part of its charm. Weird and wonderful antique shops sell everything from 19th-century chairs and decrepit mirrors to leather cigar cases and hip flasks.
Small perfumeries and handmade soap shops fill the old streets with a fresh scent, fusing with that of the crèperies selling pancakes, waffles, sorbets and gelatos.
Restaurants are situated underneath picturesque medieval arches, circling the central square and running along the river that stretches on the town’s outer banks.
Properties surrounding the town of Sommières include:
- the perfect venue for weddings and large parties.
- Le Vieux Moulin– First floor gîte