A historic region stretching from Provence to the Pyrenees, Languedoc-Roussillon is a territory where you can make beautiful discoveries. Visitors come here to discover the richness of the Gard's historical heritage or to appreciate the most beautiful natural sites of the Herat or the Eastern Pyrenees, among others. Department by department, discover on this page the activities and places must-sees.
The Gard is one of the departments of the South of France. Nîmes, its prefecture and one of its main tourist destinations, is an hour east of Montpellier and Sète, two cities also popular with tourists in the Herat. The city of Nîmes is also 45 minutes west of Avignon, in the Vaucluse, and about an hour and a half from Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, in the Bouches-du-Rhône. The journey to the town of Nimes from the Les Mimosas campsite takes about an hour and a half. For your next getaway to the most beautiful city of the Gard, we've selected three must-see places that you've probably heard of or that you may have already seen for some:
La Lozère also makes departments that make the wealth and reputation of the South of France. Mende, one of its main cities, is more than two hours north of Montpellier, in the Herat, and Nîmes, in the Gard. The town of Mende is also two hours from the Les Mimosas campsite in Portiragnes, Herat. The city of Mende is a convenient starting point for exploring the most beautiful natural sites in the Lozère. During your stay, take the time to explore the Cévennes National Park to the south. From the top of the Great Causses, you can contemplate the Tarn Gorge and the Jonte Gorge. In Aubrac, in the Northwest, you will enjoy a benevolent atmosphere and a breathtaking landscape. Also explore the Margeride, a secret and unspoiled place in the Northwest, with its hills and moors. Mende is also a destination of choice for cycling and mountain biking. You'll also enjoy walking or horseback riding on hiking trails, motorcycling on the roads or travelling by car or motorhome to the nearby villages of Mande, including Javols, an ancient Roman city, but also Marvehols, a royal village on the edge of the Aubrac, Châteauneuf de Randon, the stronghold of Le Guesclin, or Chanac and its dungeon...
Aude is one of the most beautiful territories in the Occitanie region. Carcasse, one of its main destinations, is one hour and forty-five south of Montpellier and an hour and a half from Sète. The Les Mimosas campsite is one hour and ten minutes from Carcassonne. Here are three of the must-see places in Carcassonne, Aude:
L'Hérault is home to several well-known tourist destinations such as Montpellier, Béziers and Sète. The department also owes its attractiveness to its seaside destinations, in particular Valras-Plage, Vias, Agde, Palavas-les-Flots, but also Portiragnes, La Grande Motte or Vias. From the campsite, you can reach Vias or Sérignan in about ten minutes. Valras-Plage and Agde are a quarter of an hour away. Among the must-see places in Portiragnes, the commune where the campsite is located, are the Roque Haute reserve, the Jean-Salluste Archaeological Museum and the Saint-Félix church. Other places near Portiragnes are worth a visit, including the Occitanie Museum of Contemporary Art (MRAC) in Sérignan, and the Cactus Park in Bessan. We can also mention the Parc des Orpellières de Valras-Plage, the church of the Madeline de Béziers or the Biterrois museum, also located in Béziers.
Perpignan, Canet-en-Roussillon, Argelès-sur-Mer or Saint-Cyprien... The department of the Eastern Pyrenees includes several of the most beautiful Languedoc destinations, especially seaside destinations. The Les Mimosas campsite, located in Portiragnes, Herat, is just over an hour from Barcarès, Canet-en-Roussillon and Perpignan. The five-star hotel is about an hour and a half from Argelès-sur-Mer and Collioure. The Palace of the Kings of Mallorca, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist are among the must-see places in Perpignan. In Argelès-sur-Mer, the Paradise area, an amusement park is also worth a visit, as is the Valmy Municipal Park or the eco-museum La Casa de L'Albera. In Banyuls-sur-Mer, the Lands of the Templars attracts many visitors. The same is true of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette Cathedral is also worth a visit, the underwater trail of the Cerberus-Banyuls Marine Nature Reserve or the Mas de la Serre Mediterranean Garden.