Things to do when camping in Herault
A multitude of activities and places to visit await you when you pitch up at one of our campsites in Agde, with plenty for the whole family to enjoy nearby.
Bring your bucket and spade to the soft sands of Plage de la Roquille and Playa Richelieu Beach, two excellent beaches on the Cap d'Agde that benefit from generous rays from the Mediterranean sun. Superb water slides and swimming pools are begging to be enjoyed at Aqualand Water Park, while thrilling rollercoasters and attractions await at Luna Park Theme Park. The marine life of show at the Aquarium Marin du Cap d'Agde will please kids and adults alike.
From our resorts in Valras Plage and Serignan Plage, as well as our Agde campsites, guests can easily organise a day trip to the city of Beziers. The historical old town centre features many places of interest such as the Old Bridge of Beziers, the Cathedral and the Canal du Midi’s Fonserannes Locks.
The Canal du Midi, an impressive example of engineering runs, in part, through Herault and provides a great place for scenic walks or peaceful boat trips. A bicycle ride along the paths that follow the canal is the best way to see as much of the waterway as you can.
Between the towns of Sète and Agde, the Étang de Thau drowns the landscapes in a network of large lagoons, where nature lovers flock to see numerous bird species, as well as picturesque walking routes and charming villages. Combine stops at the towns of Meze and Bouzigues with a spot of fishing. At the eastern tip of the lagoon, the town of Sète is famed for its delicious oysters. Enjoy a seafood lunch in between visiting the Port de Sète harbour and Mont Saint-Clair.
A few of our resort pitch up close to the shores of Palavas les Flots, where gentle water edge against the shoreline adorned with lovely beaches. When you’re not savouring days by the sea, make time for a ride on the Train de Palavas Albert Dubout or a serene around Parc du Levant or Étang du Méjean.
The Musée Fabre, Place de la Comédie and Jardin des plantes Botanical Garden rank among the best tourist attractions in Montpellier, however it’s worth visiting the department chief city for dining and people watching alone. If the kids are in tow, make time for a visit to the Planet Ocean World or the Montpellier Zoological Park.
As the landscape sprawls away from the shoreline, the countryside characteristics of Herault start showing. O deep into the interior of the department to discover a hikers paradise, filled with rolling hills, tall mountains and valleys carved out by meandering rivers. At Salagou Lake, holidaymakers can enjoy some water sports such as stand up paddle boarding and canoeing. Walking and hiking enthusiasts should head to the beautiful landscapes of Cirque de Navacelles.
There’s so much to do on a camping holiday in Herault that you just might have to visit this stunning destination again and again.