4 of the best places to visit while camping in Vias
Vias and its Mediterranean town centre
Between wine-growing and the Mediterranean way of life, the city of Vias is a perfect destination for those who like to enjoy a relaxed holiday! Discover numerous historic monuments as you stroll through the age old alleys of the town centre. One of the most dominant attractions of the town is the Saint-Jean3-Baptiste Church, an architectural marvel serving the town as a place of worship as well as a defensive building. Explore the church by entering through its volcanic stone walls to see the bell tower and numerous characteristic fortifications, as well as the Miraculous Virgin of Vias.
The Canal du Midi
A remarkable 250km waterway that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea, via the Canal du Garonne, the Canal du Midi is the work of Pierre-Paul Riquet, who discovered a way to constantly supply the canal with water. Today, the canal is now well-known as a great place to enjoy a scenic stroll or picturesque cycling excursion. A true symbol of the south of France, the canal allows you to enjoy the sweetness of life at L'Occitane, where nurturing nature and the lapping water brings a peaceful ambience. Venture along the canal to appreciate its technical prowess, best displayed at the Malpas tunnel, the Fonséranes locks, the Béziers canal bridge, the Libron works and the lock of the Bassin-rond!
Roque-Haute Nature Reserve
In the Roque-Haute nature reserve, an unspoiled area of 154 hectares, visitors can explore a beautiful landscapes that extends over an ancient volcano, between the towns of Vias and Portiragnes. This former basalt quarry is now made up of 215 temporary ponds typical of the Mediterranean rim, and is a refuge for several species of insects, reptiles and other wildlife, as well as numerous exceptional plant species. This particular site is intended to be respectful and can only accommodate 500 people per year, but a guided tour is definitely worth the trip.
Vias Beach and family seaside resort
This lively seaside resort sprouted from former marshland in the 1950s, just as tourism to the south of France was starting to gather momentum. The iconic beach was affectionately known as Farinette due to its beautiful fine sand. An extension of the town, the beach and coastal resort welcome visitors who come to enjoy all the pleasures of the Mediterranean Sea. The blissful sands of the beach and gently lapping waves of the sea host a multitude of sports and leisure activities for the whole family who are enjoying a camping holiday on the shores of the Mediterranean. Everyone will find something entertaining at Vias Plage, whether it’s the beach, its open-air shopping centre, the Europark amusement park or on its many coastal cycle paths.
Our advice for camping holidays in Vias
Some information you need to know before booking your camping holiday in Vias.
When to go camping in Vias?
The Mediterranean coast is famous for its sunny summers which allow you to enjoy the beach, many water and sports activities, but also the swimming pools of our campsites. Opt for a stay in summer if you want to make the most of the seaside resort and its surroundings. If you are looking for calmness and a place to relax, book a holiday in spring or early autumn.... low season is particularly pleasant at our campsites in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.
What type of accommodation is offered at our campsites in Vias?
Our campsites in Vias offer a wide choice of mobile homes with various amenities and services to suit all types of holidaymakers... families, friends and couples. Near Vias, Campsite Parc des Sept Fonts also offers equipped tents as well as pitches with electricity for holidaymakers who travel there in their own motor homes.
What are the best campsites in Vias with a swimming pool?
Campsite Le Petit Mousse in Vias has, in addition to direct access to the beach, a water park with many facilities for young and old including a children's pool, water slide area, waterfall and relaxing bubble benches! Many other campsites near Vias have very interesting aquatic areas.