Saint-Jean-de-Védas is a French municipality of nearly a million inhabitants, situated in Languedoc-Roussillon. The area is well connected by public transport to the European commercial centres of Toulouse, Marseilles and Barcelona, and couldn't be more convenient for international travellers, as the airport is just 15 minutes away. Saint-Jean-de-Védas hotels offer convenience and excellent facilities for business travellers.
What is different about Saint-Jean-de-Védas?
During the French Revolution, this was an important gathering place for revolutionaries. Saint-Jean-de-Védas's Castle Le Terral dates to the 11th century, and its elegance belies the area's revolutionary past. There are a number of festivals celebrated in the municipality; of particular note are Carnival in early April, the Feast of Stones theatre festival in September, and Blues Week in October.
How will I find doing business here?
The proximity to the airport is the chief reason that business professionals come to the area, which is well connected to other business hubs in the region. This said, nearly a thousand companies have their headquarters in the town, including the newspaper 'Midi Libre' and the Journals group. Both of these are located in one of several buzzing business parks just south of the town, the Grid Mas. Marcel Dassault business park is home to over a hundred different logistics and services specialists. Some considerable industrial activity also takes place at La Lauze. ZAC business park is the location of Carrefour, the town's primary employer, and there are a number of other more minor commercial sites dotted around town. Sustainable development is a major focus for businesses in the municipality, which produces much of its own food.
What else can I do from my hotel in Saint-Jean-de-Védas?
Hotels in Saint-Jean-de-Védas offer more than just great working environments. The commercial areas La Condamine and La Peyrière are thronged with professionals throughout the week, purchasing a broad selection of local and international commodities. Have a look at the windows in the 12th century Church of Saint John the Baptist, which were installed in the 1980s by Italian artist Carlo Roccella. Chai du Terral theatre has four hundred seats and prides itself on a programme that celebrates synthesis between different arts and cultures. It is situated in Terral, which also has an English-style park of 3.5 hectares and a stunningly beautiful castle that has stood on this site for a millennium.