Towns and places less than 30 minutes from the campsite

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<h2>The Hérault gorges</h2>
<p>15 minutes away<br /> The <strong>Gorges de l’Hérault</strong>, an unspoilt natural setting, offer an exceptional experience for holidaymakers in search of breathtaking scenery and outdoor activities. Bordering the Hérault River, this site boasts imposing cliffs, crystal-clear waters and picturesque pebble beaches.<br /> Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities such as kayaking, hiking and climbing, while taking in the breathtaking panorama that surrounds them. The picturesque villages dotting the gorge add a charming touch to this natural getaway. Whether you’re looking for an active adventure or peaceful contemplation, the Gorges de l’Hérault offer a range of experiences that will appeal to any traveler in search of natural beauty and escape.</p>

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Le pic de vissou/cabrieres

15 minutes away
Visible from afar, it looks good and is often seen as a signal! Its summit is said to be in the shape of a shark’s tooth… Rising to an altitude of 482 metres, the peak offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, vineyards and picturesque villages. Hiking enthusiasts will be enchanted by the trails winding through the green hills leading to the summit, offering an immersive experience in the heart of unspoilt nature. Once at the summit, holidaymakers will be rewarded with breathtaking views, stretching all the way to the Mediterranean Sea on a clear day.
Pic de Vissou is also renowned for its vineyards, offering visitors the chance to discover local wines at the surrounding wineries. Whether you’re a keen hiker, photographer or wine taster, the Pic de Vissou promises a memorable getaway in the heart of Mediterranean nature.

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Saint Guilhem le Désert

15 minutes away
During your vacation in Clermont l’Hérault, take the opportunity to discover the magnificent town of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, a medieval gem built at the foot of limestone cliffs.
Just 15 minutes from our campsite with water park, this picturesque town boasts cobbled streets, stone houses and an atmosphere steeped in history.
It is also one of the stages on the Pilgrim’s Way to Santiago de Compostela.
Soak up the authentic charm of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert as you explore the Gellone Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Saint Jean de Fos and the Priory of Saint Michel Grandmont

Saint Jean de Fos and its pottery

Take advantage of your stay to explore the charming town of Saint-Jean-de-Fos. Renowned for its pottery crafts, this picturesque town boasts cobbled streets lined with the workshops of passionate craftsmen. Stroll through the historic center and discover the authenticity of its stone houses, testimony to the region’s rich heritage. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the pottery museum, where the history of this craft tradition will be told to you. The banks of the Hérault river also run through the town, offering a peaceful setting for a relaxing stroll. Saint-Jean-de-Fos is a must for lovers of local crafts and history, adding a picturesque touch to your experience at Camping Lac du Salagou.

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The towns of Béziers and Montpellier

Our proximity to the Mediterranean cities of Béziers and Montpellier means easy access to the campsite by both car and train. During your stay at Camping Lac de Salagou, take the time to visit Béziers or Montpellier, emblematic cities of the Languedoc region.

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The town of Pézenas

At 20 minutes
A former Roman colony, Pézenas became part of the French crown in 1261. Molière lived there frequently between 1653 and 1657, and wrote “Les précieuses ridicules” there. Today, the town is renowned for its many arts and crafts stores.

Take advantage of your stay to explore this charming town just 20 minutes from your Camping Lac du Salagou. Don’t miss a visit to the Maison de Vins, where you can taste local wines and discover the region’s wine-growing terroir.

At the Château de Pézenas, the Parc et Lumières show offers a nocturnal tour suitable for all ages. An enchantment in an exceptional setting, which can be accompanied by a picnic at the end of the 2km walk.