The 10 best hikes in the Herault

The regional park of Haut Languedoc to the Pic Saint-Loup in through Lake Salagou and around Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert, one of the most beautiful villages in France, discover the most beautiful hikes to do in the Herault.

Pic Saint Loup (Cazevieille)

At the heart of the scrubland, you will stroll a little over 2 hours beautiful marked trails suitable for children.

  • Length: 5.4 km
  • Duration: 2:20
  • Level: Easy

Tour of Lake Salagou

The complete tour of the lake Salagou is synonymous with ascents, but mostly panoramic views of the lake and surrounding mountains. A classic for lovers of walking that requires good physical condition.

  • Length: 22 km
  • Duration: 5:45
  • Level: Difficult

High Valley Lergue (Saint-Félix-de-l'Héras)

This lovely loop circuit is distinguished by the beauty and variety of landscapes. You enter the Lergue Valley and the Larzac plateau, characterized by its dolomitic rocks.

  • Length: 14 km
  • Duration: 3:30
  • Level: Easy

Navacelles (Saint-Maurice-Navacelles)

Belonging to the network of the Great Sites of France, the circus Navacelles is one of the natural jewels of southern France. The tour allows you to discover another exceptional natural site: the gorges of the Screw that attract water sports lovers.

  • Length: 12.4 kilometers
  • Duration: 4:50 Average level

Salces, dolmens and cervical Wind (Saint-Privat)

The 800 vertical meters of this beautiful loop are an interesting challenge for athletes. You will see the way many dolmens, cross forests of pine and boxwood, and will enjoy beautiful views of the Hérault tray from above.

  • Length: 19 km
  • Duration: 5:45
  • Level: Difficult

Capitelles Saussines (Saussines)

Head to the small village of Saussines between Montpellier and Nimes for a loop without particular difficulty with a very low altitude (about 50 m). On your return, take the time to observe the beautiful church built in the twelfth century, wash houses and the castle.

  • Length: 13.18 km
  • Duration: 4:00 Average level

Mourèze (Mourèze)

This hike reserved for good walkers take you to the heights of Lake Salagou between magnificent limestone. You will pass several summits, including Mount Liausson. guarantees breathtaking views.

  • Length: 11 km
  • Duration: 4:15
  • Level: Difficult

Saint-Guilhem-le Desert / The Fenestrettes

This beautiful hike around the beautiful village of Saint-Guilhem borrows the circuit Fenestrettes and passes through the circus end of the world.

  • Length: 14 km
  • Duration: 4:15 Average level

Gorges Colombières (Colombières-sur-Orb)

Arm yourself with courage to face the 700 m elevation of the yellow marked trail and clearly signposted. You will pass over a beautiful river and meet on the way a surprising troglodyte habitat, a restored mill and the Brétouyre climbing site.

  • Length: 10 km
  • Duration: 4:30
  • Level: Difficult

Fountain Termenou (Viols-en-Laval)

Undergrowth, meadows, dolmens, menhirs views CVEN and peak Saint-Loup this loop circuit deserves its place among the best walks in the 34.

  • Length: 11.7 kilometers
  • Duration: 3:30 Average level

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