The Lake of Salagou

Your holidays with your feet in the water are guaranteed at Les Mimosas campsite. Explore the Lac du Salagou in Hérault. This site is accessible from Sète via the A75 motorway, 50 minutes from the outdoor hotel Les Mimosas.

A body of water in the middle of the ocher hills

The ocher soil of the hills where Lake Salagou nestles gives its waters red hues that make up, under the blue Languedoc sky, a landscape that reveals a rich palette of colors. This 750 hectare lake, created in the 1960s to irrigate the surrounding crops and to regulate the floods of the Hérault, has today become a site suitable for water sports and swimming.

This majestic place is one of the “Grands Sites” of the department. Impossible to resist the softness of its waters. From the first contact, you immediately want to dive into it. Do not hesitate to come and cool off in this wonderful lake under the blue Languedoc sky. On the outskirts, you will appreciate the magnificent landscapes of Salagou with its red lands dotted with greenery. The tranquility of the place allows you to recharge your batteries and relax.

Activities to do at Lake Salagou

There are indeed a large number of terrestrial activities that you can do with family or friends. For example, you can go on a mountain bike course or go archery. Hiking is also an excellent way to discover the lake and its ruffes. Indeed, this site is particularly appreciated for its extraordinary geology. Also take advantage of your walk to discover the typical activities of the region, such as viticulture and beekeeping.

Halfway between Les Mimosas campsite and Lac du Salagou, in Saint-Andre-de-Sangonis, outdoor sports enthusiasts will find a special place where they can indulge in their favorite activity. This is the Office des Monitors du Languedoc, a territory offering a multitude of sporting activities: climbing courses, via ferrata, boat trips and much more.

If you feel like it, you can also do a bit of sightseeing in the villages of Salagou. Discover for example the grandiose landscapes of Mourèze as well as its rich natural heritage: fountain, circus, etc. The village of Salasc is also a beautiful place to discover absolutely. You will love the picturesque atmosphere of its old town with its typical houses. Equally extraordinary is the botanical garden in the village of Salasc! Indeed, you will see various plants and spices still unknown specific to the territory.

Find your campsite near the Salagou lake!