Port La Nouvelle, France



Port la Nouvelle is a traditional and lively family resort, located in southern France. It is the third busiest French port on the Mediterranean and is situated in Languedoc-Roussillon, 25 km from Narbonne, 45 km from Perpignan, and only an hour from Spain.

Famous for its clear air and its 13 km of fine golden sand, Port la Nouvelle has all the facilities of a well-equipped resort. The beach has been awarded the European Union's Blue Flag for water quality.

Things to See & Do

* The Île de la Nadicre, an old fishing village
* 'Old' Port la Nouvelle (ruins of the Vauban lighthouse)
* The lagoons
* The "Whale museum"
* The Île de Sainte Lucie - nature reserve

General Information

Cruise Season - Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language - French
Population - 5,190 approx
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code - + 33

Port Location - The port is located on the outskirts of the town, transfers are available from the port.

Travel Links - By rail: Port La Nouvelle station (Paris-Barcelona line),
By road: N9, Motorway A9 (exit for Sigean and Leucate)
By water: Canal du Midi and Canal de la Robine
By air: Perpignan (42 km), Montpellier (130 km), Beziers (55 km).