SNCF The French Rail Network - The closest station is Beziers
Buses meet every flight that arrives/departs from Beziers airport. The airport bus will take you to the main bus station in Beziers. Details of connecting buses from Beziers bus station to Cessenon Sur Orb (Bus number 203) and other destinations can be found here Bus Timetable. Single journeys are now only Euro 1.50 per person.
Shops are usually open somewhere between 7am and 9am, close between 12 midday and 2pm and then close between 6pm and 7pm. Some of the large supermarkets are open all day (E.G. Super U in Murviel Les Beziers - 10 minutes drive from Cessenon Sur Orb). The Carrefour Market in Cessenon Sur Orb is now open all day, Monday to Saturday 8am to 8pm and from 9am to 1pm on Sunday.
Cessenon Sur Orb's bank (Credit Agricole with 24 hour ATM) is open Monday to Wednesday and Friday (Closed Thursday) from 9am to Midday. Banks in St Chinian (5 minute drive) are open all day (closed 12-2pm for lunch) Monday to Friday
Cessenon Sur Orb's Post office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to Midday and 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Saturdays 8:30am to 11:30am.
www.amazon.co.uk sell a large range of books and maps covering the area. We recommend the Rough Guide to Languedoc & Roussillon.
All information given is correct at the time of writing, but as with most things in France, you never can tell when opening times may change!