A little history of Sète old harbour

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Sète old harbour Harbour Canal

The harbour is very old: Sète was born in the 17th century, raised by Louis XIV minister, Colbert, who wanted to have a harbour here, on the Mediterranean sea. The engineer who built the canal du Midi, Pierre-Paul Riquet, laid down the first stone of the harbour in 1666.

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