The most beautiful lakes in Languedoc Roussillon

Ponds Thau, Gold, Vic ... During your stay in the Hérault at Les Mimosas, you will have the opportunity to make beautiful walks around the coastal ponds between Cap d'Agde and the Grau-of-King . And if you leave the Mediterranean to the Pyrenees, the Cevennes scrubland or? Discover our selection of the most beautiful lakes in the Languedoc-Roussillon. These artificial water are ideal to relax in a green and hike.

Lake Vézoles

Traveling the natural park of Haut Languedoc is a must if like being in contact with nature. Among the natural wonders it contains, face Lake Vézoles. Despite its small size (50 hectares), this reservoir has an irresistible charm which result mainly from its protected environment. A beautiful waterfall lies near the lake, jumping Vézoles. To get there, take the trail "of 1000 steps Path" that goes around the lake and through the waterfall. This loop circuit of 16 km is quite challenging and is for athletes.

Lake Salagou

Located near the circus of Mourèze, Salagou Lake is one of the major lakes in southern France. It covers 700 hectares and is surrounded by various rocks that are of interest to geologists. The contrasts between the red of the Ruff, the black basalt stones, gray shale and the green of the lush vegetation are a beautiful sight. Many outdoor activities are possible in and around the lake Salagou: pedal boats, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, fishing, hiking or mountain biking, horse riding ...

Lac d'Avène

North of the Hérault, close to the Aveyron, Lake Avène is less crowded and just as remarkable as the lakes of Vézoles and Salagou. Here is the tranquility and well-being prevail. quiet side, this 190 hectare lake is a paradise for fishermen. welfare side, know qu'Avène is a spa which houses a health center. How about a massage with essential oils or spa session after hiking in the mountains of Orb?

Lake of the Holy Peyres

Between Castres and the natural park of Haut Languedoc in the Tarn, Lake of the Holy Peyres is a reservoir built in the 1930s His capricious contours and the lush vegetation surrounding it gives it a special charm. It attracts hikers and fishermen in particularity in the town of Anglès. Enjoy your day at Lake of the Holy Peyres to make a detour to the castle of Saint-Amans-Valtoret, classified historic monument.

Lake Laouzas

Back to Regional Natural Park of Haut Languedoc, in the Tarn department, for beautiful hiking or cycling around the reservoir of 335 hectares. Lake Laouzas has a water sports and picnic areas to enjoy a day with family in a natural setting. An excellent interlude between lake and mountains during a stay in the Mediterranean in Occitan.

Dam of Olivettes

The dam of Olivettes is one of those places where time seems suspended. This place exudes authenticity, a very nice feeling away from summer bustle of the waterfront. The dam is located near the circus of Mourèze, due mills Faugères and Château de Cassan. Schedule your visits well before hitting the road, your nature day & Heritage will hold its promises.

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