An active holiday at the mediterranean sea

With the fine sand beaches of the Hérault, the Canal du Midi or the rivers of the hinterland, running down from the Grand Causses, Camping Mimosas has many attractions to offer. 

Mediterranean Sea, mountains, countryside, vineyards, forests: the department of Hérault is home to natural landscapes as beautiful as contrasted for outdoor activities. The near by tourists attractions of french wine tourism in the region will invite you to bike rides across the different cities of the South of France, such as Montpellier, Sete or Saint Guilhem. On the Languedoc coast, there is water sports such as kayaking, sailing, stand-up paddle, water skiing and diving. If you love cycling, you will enjoy the coast of Languedoc between Valras and La Grande-Motte through Agde and Palavas-les-Flots, two of the most wonderfull seaside resorts of Occitania, and Little Camargue in the souh of France.

The Hérault is also a paradise for hiking. You will find many marked trails in the regional park of Haut-Languedoc, around the peak Saint-Loup at the doors of the Cevennes and in the beautiful valley of Salagou, classified Grand Site of France with the circus of Mourèze. The department has a whopping 3,000 km of mountain bike-FFC trails. Do you like intense sensations ? Climbing, via ferrata, caving, hang-gliding, paragliding and canyoning can be included in your program of tourists attractions.

The Hérault also has several golf courses (Grande-Motte, Juvignac, Baillargues, Cazilhac, Lamalou-les-Bains). If you are traveling with children, you will find several equestrian centers for a family horseback ride and tree climbing area, including Azimut Adventures in Portiragnes-Plage close to the campsite Mimosas.

Visit of Hérault: beaches, vineyards and mountains

From Camping Les Mimosas you have easy access to the Languedoc coast and discover the various sides of the Hérault. Besides the fine sand beaches for swimming, the region offers historical patrimony dating from the Gallic and Cathar periods, vineyards of french wine that stretch on the hilly hinterland, but also unspoiled nature, set in the heights of the Grands Causses, one of the highest requested tourism activities of the region.

Nature, alone or accompanied by the hand of Man, realizes authentic miracles. In the Hérault, several listed natural sites testify, including the fabulous Cirque de Navacelles, the Grotte des Demoiselles, the cave of Clamouse, the Cathar city of Minerva, Maguelone cathedral near Palavas nicknamed "Cathedral of the sands" and Saint -Guilhem-du-Désert, one of the most beautiful villages in France.

Visit the Hérault, it is also to plunge with or without feria in the festive atmosphere of Béziers, land of vineyards and rugby, to marvel at its superb cathedral Saint-Nazaire and its 9 locks of Fonseranes registered with the inheritance UNESCO World Heritage Program. It is to walk around the pond of Thau and on the port of Sète by remembering the verses of Paul Valéry and the tunes of Brassens. It is stop on the esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle then on the place of the Comedy of Montpellier to admire the fountain of the Three Graces. It is to cross the french wine territory of Saint-Chinian and Minervois, to discover the pretty patrimony of Faugères and to taste one of its excellent wines. It is lost in the streets of the charming villages of Upper Languedoc like Salvetat-sur-Agout, and the thermal spas of Lamalou-les-Bains and Avène. To visit the Hérault is to travel in three dimensions between land, sea and water.