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A vast nature
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Hérault, the ideal destination for your camping vacation

In the Occitanie region, nestled in the heart of southern France, Hérault unfurls its charms along the Mediterranean coast. Covering an area of 6,101 square kilometers, the Hérault offers a varied palette of landscapes that will appeal to any traveler in search of new discoveries. From the golden beaches of its many seaside resorts, including Cap d’Agde, Palavas-les-Flots, Marseillan and Valras-Plage, to the mountainous foothills of the Haut-Languedoc National Park, the Hérault offers a unique panorama. Montpellier, Béziers, Sète and Agde, the main towns in the Hérault region, complete this varied offer, thanks in particular to their cultural and historical attractions.

Bordering the departments of Aude, Aveyron, Tarn and Gard, Hérault is ideally located for exploring the beauty of each of these departments, including the medieval city of Carcassonne, France’s 3rd most visited monument!

In terms of population, Hérault is estimated to have 1.165 million inhabitants in 2019. The people of the Hérault are the epitome of Mediterranean conviviality, contributing to the warm atmosphere that characterizes the region. During the summer, local village festivals and férias provide an opportunity to immerse yourself in the local history, traditions and festive spirit of the Hérault people. Join the crowd and let us guide you…

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Occitanie, Cap d'Agde

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Occitanie, Cap d'Agde

What to see in the Hérault during your Cottage Parks camping vacation

The Hérault, with its rich natural and cultural heritage, offers a plethora of activities for outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Beyond the beaches of Cap d’Agde, the Hérault gorges are an ideal playground for canoeists and hikers. Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, with its thousand-year-old abbey and cobbled streets, is a medieval gem nestled in a picturesque landscape. Don’t miss the Roman ruins at Pézenas and the renowned Faugères vineyards for an immersion in the region’s rich history and viticulture.

The department is also home to lively festivals throughout the year. The Festival de Thau in Sète, dedicated to world music, and the Printemps des Comédiens in Montpellier, celebrating contemporary theater, are must-see events for culture lovers.

Along the Mediterranean coast, the Hérault is home to a number of lively seaside resorts, ideal for lazy, sunny vacations. Their main assets: beautiful sandy beaches and sunshine well above the national average (2,674 hours in 2022, compared with a national average of 2,248).

These include Cap d’Agde, France’s largest seaside resort. From east to west, La Grande-Motte, Carnon-Plage, Palavas-les-Flots, Marseillan, Vias, Valras-Plage and Portiragnes are also well known for beach tourism with family or friends. Each one, with its own specific features and personality, stands out to meet the expectations of all holidaymakers. There are many campsites in the Hérault seaside resorts, and their offer has been considerably modernized to meet the expectations of modern holidaymakers for comfort and entertainment. Cottageparks will help you sort through the choices to find the eco-chic campsite of your dreams in the Hérault.

Beyond its beautiful beachesand legendary sunshine

Hérault is also home to pretty towns with strong personalities, which you can explore at your own pace:

  • Montpellier (prefecture of the department) with its shops, its mythical Place de la Comédie, its incredible aquarium, as well as its many theaters and cultural activities throughout the year. There’s never a dull moment.
  • Béziers (sub-prefecture of the département and home of Pierre-Paul Riquet, creator of the Canal du Midi) with its pretty town center, majestic cathedral and jewel in the crown: the Fonseranes locks on the Canal du Midi.
  • Pézenas, a picturesque town with an incredible charm, is not only a town of antique dealers, but also of crafts and gastronomy. A must.
  • Sète, the town of Georges Brassens, often referred to as the “Venice of Languedoc” because of the pretty canals in the town center. Mont Saint-Clair offers magnificent panoramic views of the surrounding area.
  • Agde, a Greek town with a volcanic past, is full of surprising treasures to discover, including the Musée de l’Éphèbe, Château Laurens, the Réserve Naturelle du Bagnas and the La Tamarissière bunkers…
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Things to do in the Héraultduring your eco-chic camping vacation

By the sea or in the heart of nature, with family or alone, with friends or lovers, sporty or partygoers… when you stay at a campsite in the Hérault, you’re bound to find something to keep you entertained. The possibilities are endless. There is something for everyone. Here are a few ideas (not an exhaustive list, of course):

  • Sea kayaking at Cap d’Agde
  • Guided boat trip on the Etang de Thau
  • Canoeing in the Orb Gorges from Roquebrun
  • Fête Foraine at Cap d’Agde or Vias, for example
  • Horseback riding
  • Pedal-boat to the sea or to Lac du Salagou
  • Hiking and biking
  • Visit to wine cellars
  • Visit to an olive oil mill
  • Boat trip on the Canal du Midi and passage through the 9 locks at Fonseranes
  • Baptism or diving trip
  • Guided tour of the Bagnas nature reserve to discover its flora and fauna
  • Visit a winery (Richemer in Marseillan, for example) or a vermouth producer (Noily Prat, also in Marseillan).
  • Visit to an oil mill (Moulin du Mont-Ramus in Saint-Thibéry)
  • Attend a Languedoc jousting show
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Hérault : eventsthroughout the year

The Hérault destination is seducing you. Here are just a few of the major events of the year to help you choose the best date for your next camping holiday in the Hérault… This list is obviously not exhaustive, so don’t hesitate to find out about events close to your holiday destination on the dates of your stay. Once on site, your cottageparks campsite will also be able to inform you about the various activities and festivities nearby.

  • Le Grand déballage (des antiquaires) in Pézenas in May and October
  • Vinocap (wine tourism trade show) at Cap d’Agde in May
  • Festival Molière à Pezenas – June
  • Escale à Sète (parade of old sailing ships) – Spring, every two years
  • Musical concerts on the Scène Flottante in Agde – July and August
  • Féria de Béziers – Around August 15
  • Les Fêtes de la Saint-Louis à Sète – Late August
  • Festival du vent (kites) in Portiragnes – September
  • Cœur de ville en lumières in Montpellier – Mid-November
  • Montpellier Christmas Markets – December

Book your eco-friendly campsite in Hérault with Cottage Parks

After all that, you shouldn’t have any doubts about your future vacation destination. Now all you have to do is choose your ideal accommodation with Cottage Parks.

Lovers of sustainable tourism will find plenty of opportunities to help preserve the environment. The Roque-Haute nature reserve offers educational hiking trails, educating visitors about the local flora and fauna. Support local initiatives by visiting organic markets such as the one in Saint-Chinian, where local produce abounds.

To go even further, book your vacation rental in Hérault on cottage parks, and you’ll be sure to choose an eco-chic campimg involved in an eco-responsible approach to sustainable tourism. That’s our commitment. The idea is to offer you the best possible comfort and service at our campsites, at the best possible price thanks to a wide choice of accommodation, while reducing the ecological impact of your visit to your vacation destination.

Holidaymakers will be delighted by the many campsites scattered throughout the Hérault region, combining comfort and immersion in nature. From family campsites to seaside pitches, the choice is vast. Campsites are the ideal starting point for exploring the region’s hidden treasures. Explore the Canal du Midi by bike, discover local markets such as the Grau-du-Roi flower market, or simply enjoy a quiet evening under the stars at an eco-friendly Cottage Parks campsite.

The Hérault, with its geographical diversity, multiple tourist attractions and local delights, promises unforgettable vacations for campers in search of adventure, relaxation and authenticity. Let every visitor become the hero of his or her own Mediterranean story in this land bathed in sunshine and centuries-old history. Book now!