Sea bottom of the Mediterranean
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 Les Mimosas has many activities 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 banks of the Canal du Midi and the vineyards of Languedoc will invite you to bike rides while the restless waters of the Orb canoe. 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 beautiful seaside resorts of Occitania, and Little Camargue.
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 activities.
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 parks, including Azimut Adventures in Portiragnes-Plage close to the campsite Les Mimosas.
Tree climb adventure in Portiragnes
The wild waters of the Orb
Fine sand beach
Olive oil from the Languedoc
Water sports in Vias
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 heritage dating from the Gallic and Cathar periods, vineyards that stretch on the hilly hinterland, but also unspoiled nature, set in the heights of the Grands Causses.
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 under the Canal du Midi. 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 vineyards 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.
From the Atlantic to the Mediterranean
Handmade sugar candy
Open air museum
The Canal du Midi towards Béziers
The biggest lake of the Languedoc
Water sports activities
Town of Cathars
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Town on the water
Water park in Cap d'Agde
At the crossroads of the Orb and the Canal du Midi
Between beaches and vineyards