642 liO bus service

  • Béziers
  • Cruzy

The 642 liO bus “Beziers – Montouliers” runs through the Biter plain between Canal du Midi and renowned vineyards. Passing through Capestang and Cruzy, it delights history buffs and wine tourism enthusiasts alike.

  • Périod: all year round.
  • Days: Monday to Saturday (excluding public holidays)
  • Recommended start point from Béziers: SNCF station (Boulevard de Verdun).

Recommended stops

Places to eat and sleep at each stop.

Capestang, plafond peint-détail©OT-SMSC


34 minutes from Béziers. Stop: République Capestang, a must for boaters cruising on the Canal du Midi, will also be yours. The village is a stopover on the Routes of Saint-Jacques with a rich historical and natural heritage.

Dominated by the Saint-Etienne collegiale church, the view from the bell tower is breathtaking, you will not fail to visit the Archbishops' castle and its 15th century painted ceilings. Between vineyards and scrubland, Capestang is a paradise for hikers who are spoiled for choice: towpath along the canal du Midi, 13 km greenway leading to Cruzy, “oenorando” hiking trails, GR de Pays® “Around Saint -Chinian.” Find out more.

Musée de Cruzy © acap


55 minutes from Béziers. Stop: Centre. Surrounded by vineyards, Cruzy is a village with numerous wine estates where you can taste wines bearing the Saint-Chinian appellation.

Strolling through the alleys of the historic center of the village, you will discover the fortified Sainte Eulalie church and, just a stone's throw away, you should not miss a visit to the Cruzy museum and its important collection of dinosaur fossils. Find out more.